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Windows 7: Windows Boot Manager problem?

19 Apr 2009   #1

Vista 32bit
Windows Boot Manager problem?

When I tried installing Windows 7 on another hard drive, the boot manager option didn't come up. I just had to select which hard drive I wanted to boot from using f8 when the bios loads up. Is there any way to fix that?


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20 Apr 2009   #2
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64

First of all is the 7 install on an ide drive while the other OS? XP? Vista? is on the first likely sata drive? To put it mildly ide overruled sata!

When installing 7 the boot files and mbr information was placed on the second drive not the first where ? is running now since you left that out. However you can easily see XP or Vista even another 7 install added into the second drive's 7 boot options with a free tool known as EasyBCD or the BCD editing already included in Vista and now 7 as well.
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