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Windows 7: Dual Booting

17 Mar 2016   #21
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

No idea.


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17 Mar 2016   #22
blondie357

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

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OK so I used that program to make the area I shrunk a primary partition. I then rebooted and installed XP onto it. That part went fine. I used EasyBCD to add windows 7 to the boot list. When I tried rebooting and choosing windows 7, it starts to load the logo and then reboots. I am stuck in that loop. XP will boot up fine, 7 will not. If I go into XP and look in msconfig, this is what my boot.ini looks like.


Doesn't look right does it? Please help!
Did I not tell you that would happen ?

And I told you how to repair it.
None of these repair attempts are fixing it. There is no valid OS listed. I have ran startup repair 10 times. I have done the fixmbr crap..its not working. How can I manually add Windows 7 to the boot list?
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18 Mar 2016   #23
hazel123

W7 HP 64 bit
 
 

Just wondering - is the Windows 7 all backed up and imaged? Maybe it would be easier to reinstall - I believe dual booting is quite easy on a fresh install.
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