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Windows 7: Select XP or Windows 7 at boot issue

29 Jan 2010   #1
LeonWolf

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
Select XP or Windows 7 at boot issue

I really don't have time to read all topic since i have to go to sleep, but i have one problem. I created partition in Windows 7, installed Windows XP without any problems, installed EasyBCD, added Microsoft Windows XP in EasyBCD but when i restarted PC it booted back to Windows 7. I installed EasyBCD in Windows 7 and everything is as it's suposed to be, but in "msconfig" on Boot tab it doesn't show Windows XP, so i'm assuming that there is the problem... Is there any way to add it to msconfigs Boot tab??

Thanks in advance,
Elmir


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29 Jan 2010   #2
gregrocker

 

Please post back a screenshot of your full Disk Management drive map and EasyBCD listings, using Snipping Tool in Start Menu, attaching files using paper clip in reply box.

Have you been able to boot XP at all yet?
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30 Jan 2010   #3
LeonWolf

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Here is Disk Management screenshot:
Select XP or Windows 7 at boot issue-dskmgmnt.png

And can you tell me how to find EasyBCD listings... I'm preety new in dual booting two versions of windows . And yes i could boot into XP before i set up options in EasyBCD... As soon as i added "Microsoft Windows XP" in Add/Remove Entries in EasyBCD and restarted PC it just booted into Windows 7 without asking me which OS i want to choose.


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30 Jan 2010   #4
gregrocker

 

Use EasyBCD 2.0 beta which requires quick registration to use the beta but is automated.

Remove the XP listing and add again on Add/Remove tab. Accept offered boot files when you Add OS, then highlight XP above and Save.

If this fails to create the Dual Boot, you may need to assign the 100mb System Reserved partition a drive letter in Disk Management.

You can post back a screenshot of the front listings page from EasyBCD if you get stuck.
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30 Jan 2010   #5
LeonWolf

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Thank you very much... It's working perfectly with EasyBCD 2.0.
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