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Windows 7: Dual boot problem

24 Jan 2010   #1
Verigil

Windows 7
 
 
Dual boot problem

Alright, so here's my problem
I tried to dual boot Windows 7 (which was already preinstaled on the laptop and yes I got the instalation disc) and XP. When I made space for XP and instaled it, it always started in XP and for 7 it said "Bootmgr not found Ctrl Alt Delete to restart computer".
This was ok and when Itried to instal .NET Framework 2.0, something went wrong and I got an error, so I couldn't instal EasyBCD.
I deleted XP and tried to fix this by doing Repair Windows, through Win 7 DVD. It said I have Vista instaled, but still was doing something. Now Windows 7 starts normaly, but it says that my copy of Windows is not genuie. And it is original since it was already preinstaled with the computer.
Would anyone know whats the problem and how to fix it? I don't know where else to put this so i'll ask it here. I tried to dual boot Windows 7 (which was already preinstaled on the laptop and yes I got the instalation disc) and XP. When I made space for XP and instaled it, it always started in XP and for 7 it said "Bootmgr not found Ctrl Alt Delete to restart computer". I deleted XP and tried to fix this by doing Repair Windows, through Win 7 DVD. It said I have Vista instaled, but still was doing something. Now Windows 7 starts normaly, but it says that my copy of Windows is not genuie. And it is original since it was already preinstaleed with the computer. Would anyone know whats the problem and how to fix it?


PS: I didn't do this on my laptop, but on a friends and we used his XP, so if its possible, that there was a problem in XP.


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24 Jan 2010   #2
PC WhizzKid

banned for piracy
 
 

Did you make partitions properly?
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24 Jan 2010   #3
Verigil

Windows 7
 
 

Yeah. That wasn't the problem. The problem appeared, when I got an error while instaling .NET and EasyBCD.

So now I'm need to know how to make Win 7 genuie again, since something says to it that its not and I don't know why.
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24 Jan 2010   #4
Saltgrass

Windows 7 x64
 
 

It appears you basic question now is the windows not genunine problem. I have not done what this thread suggests, but you might look through it.

https://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...ine-error.html

Also, have you run the disk managment utility and could you attach a picture of it using the snipping tool?
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24 Jan 2010   #5
djjamieg

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi Verigil

I myself have xp vista and 7 and it caused some headaches, normally you have to install windows oldest to newest otherwise the older ones corrupt/knock out the other bootloaders.

I already had vista on my machine, so created a 2nd partition and installed it, this then knocked out my Vista so had to repair vista with the cd and they both work fine.

Then I was greedy with XP, which knocked everything out disabling my system! Arrrr

But i just repaired my vista or in your case 7 bootloader and both should work fine.

As for you genuine bit, just type in your product key which should be underneath your laptop.

I hope this helps in some way

James
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24 Jan 2010   #6
Verigil

Windows 7
 
 

Saltgrass and James.
Thank you for your help.
If I get any new errors, I will post about them, but currenty it seems to be working fine.
Thanks.
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24 Jan 2010   #7
djjamieg

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Good im glad it's running how it should anyprobs just post back

Regards
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