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Windows 7: Dual Boot - Hiding Win 7 drives in XP

01 Nov 2017   #11
KingWhiskers

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Pro SP3, 32bit
 
 

Well according to that screen shot all you need to hide is the W7 boot drive G: as it does not show the 100 Mb system boot partition which is strange because whenever I have installed W7 it has always created a 100 Mb boot drive and the Main C: drive.

From that screen shot I see you have Two hard drives, one with 3 partitions with the XP and W7 OS on and another hard drive with 2 Partitions on.

If you have followed the tutorial correctly and hidden Drive G: then XP should not see W7.

Any thing further than that I am at a loss to explain and will need someone with more knowledge than me.

Sorry that I can't be of more use.


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01 Nov 2017   #12
PeterP

windows 7 64bit
 
 

Thanks for your feedback. I have posted below what is in the Registry and this setting doesn't work. The Win 7 installation does have a small partition which was created at the time Win7 was installed. All the other partitions you mentioned are valid.

I will carry on experiementing and post back here if I find a fix for this.

Thank you very much for your help.

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01 Nov 2017   #13
PeterP

windows 7 64bit
 
 

duplicate


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01 Nov 2017   #14
KingWhiskers

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Pro SP3, 32bit
 
 

Read the instructions again, you should not have New key as a name!!!
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01 Nov 2017   #15
KingWhiskers

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Pro SP3, 32bit
 
 

A shot of My Registry with the correct entry!!!!

Read the instructions again.


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02 Nov 2017   #16
PeterP

windows 7 64bit
 
 

Fixed and now working - thank you for all your help and advice.
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02 Nov 2017   #17
KingWhiskers

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Pro SP3, 32bit
 
 

If all else fails, read the instructions twice!!!

Glad you are sorted.
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