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Windows 7: How to get to the Boot Manager setup correctly

4 Weeks Ago   #1
warp4dennis

Win 7 64bit Professional
 
 
How to get to the Boot Manager setup correctly

Hi All:
I've tried with Win 7 several times to use a Boot Manager in order to access a second
Operating System that is installed on my PC, but without success.
And now I want to remove Win 7 and replace it with Win 10, but I still want to have access
to the other OS as well as Win 10.
I have heard that Win 10 comes with a BM, but in my readings I haven't found anything
about it at all.
Is there anybody at this Service, who reads this e-mail of mine, who can tell me how it's
done, or can direct me to where I can find information about how I should setup my PC
so that I can access, one after the other, the Operating Systems that are to be on my
PC?


Thomas


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4 Weeks Ago   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

We need more info in order to help what other o/s are you using uefi, gpt, or mbr and secure boot?
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4 Weeks Ago   #3
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

As a general rule, if you want boot manager to show boot options, then you need all disk drives present when you do the install.

If you have disconnected the main Windows 7 drive, prior to installing your "other" operating system, then the installation process wont find the boot manager - but will create a new boot manager instead, resulting in two boot managers that only recognise one OS each.

What happens if you temporally disconnect the Windows 7 drive, does the computer boot into the "other" operating system?
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