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September 24, 2007 Rick Hi Geek, Need your help, my computer is not working the OS, the two fan inside keep working and doesn't stop, and the light from the hard Now the problem is when I start my computer, it does not ask which OS I want to use. k1dr0ck View Public Profile Find More Posts by k1dr0ck 08 Jun 2009 #4 jonamur windows 7 ultimate 64 rc 7100 4 posts Hi I have a similar problem, All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list.

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Go check your email! i waiting for your replay that how could i use duel boot .. Drive 2, Partition 1: Valid Windows 2k/XP/2k3 (Added).

I want to install WIN XP pro either on a separate partition or totally delete VIsta and install XP; I read lots of recommendations including Microsoft's own which I find very Had a recovery partition. The display names are those that are enclosed in quotation marks following an equals sign. This tells the boot loader what to look for under operating systems.

Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  Users Online 85 Members / 3665 Guests English Community > Software and Operating System > Pre-Installed Lenovo Software and Applications > Need July 2, 2007 osho Hello Geek, Your website is great. Do you think I'm getting some where, or am I going further down the rabbit hole? thanks for any input.

If you do see a selection between "Earlier Version of Windows" and "Windows 7" after the first restart, select "Windows 7" (or it will just simply start with "Windows 7" by How can I make datafiles, such as "My Document" folders etc accessible to both OSs? It's distressing to learn that "we can't remove XP or 7 without pain."I have the same setup (XP on one hard drive, Windows 7 RC on another). The installation went ok, but now I can't boot into Vista.

I can not use the Windows Vista installed on the other drive. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/323427 and wait option to 0 secs. If there is a multi-boot system, the locations of of any other operating systems are also contained. mqudsi, Feb 17, 2010 #11 bdk09 New Member Joined: Feb 16, 2010 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 So i reinstalled Win Xp and followed my above steps though

I'm not that good, but it worked on me. http://gbcmedina.com/dual-boot/xp-and-windows-7-dual-boot.php Stay logged in NeoSmart Forums Home Forums > User-to-User > Windows Support > Home Our Recovery Discs Wiki Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable June 26, 2009 John I changed the settings in the Vista Start up and Recovery settings from booting Vista, to booting to an earlier version of Windows. My APOLOGIES for not being clearer in my opening append especially if that wasted YOUR time. 0 Kudos Reply sclexman Bit Torrent Posts: 2,502 Registered: ‎11-22-2011 Location: south carolina Message 4

When one powers on an IBM Certified Used PC with Windows/7 x64 installed, they see a boot panel with two choices, "Windows 7"and "System restore". Its giving error Bootmgr is missing.Kindly help me I want to have both Operating system in dual boot mode. I'm trying to dual-boot Windows 7 and Windows XP. http://gbcmedina.com/dual-boot/how-to-convert-from-dual-boot-to-single-boot-2-hdds-win-7-vista64.php Awesome!

August 21, 2007 raj HELLO GEEK, Well i just bought a laptop 2 months back. Both the Timeout setting and the default operating system can be changed here. solved Everytime I open my computer it says "Edit windows boot option for: Windows 7 etc...

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Default: Windows 7 Timeout: 30 seconds. by R. if not how do I do as others here have and set it up to dual boot? Because it is an essential system file, the attributes are set to hidden, system, read-only to protect it.

I installed the XP and the VISTA in 2 seperate partition. September 25, 2010 faheem Download Vista Boot PRO 3.3.0 XP Lost Boot to Windows 7 October 11, 2010 priya sir i have windows7 in my laptop but sum program did not how can i install xp on my laptop? his comment is here Repair the Windows bootloader, change your boot drive, create a bootable USB, and more!

Would I be able to use this technique to switch defaults? September 23, 2007 Pavlo Fabri I installed Windows Vista on my Hard drive and then I installed XP. JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. Win7 does not have a ntloader.You have 2 hdds, 1 with xp , 1 with win7.Follow the sevenfourms link:(1) set bios to boot to win7 hddyou will see your screen.

IBM Certified Used builders do NOT mark the Windows/7 partition on these drives as bootable (see my other appends in this Forum regarding using 4 TB drives in a BIOS (non Can anyone shed light on the problem with the boot loader or whats causing this in my case or what can i do as I have now tried to reinstall 6 May 26, 2008 Andrew HI,, if i change my default operating system to windows XP \, how could i get back to wnidows vista? have an XP SP3 disk that I want to put on my D: drive that I can and will empty.

Worth to read them all even though there is of course much duplication...http://support.microsoft.com/kb/291980http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixth...http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixth...http://www.computerhope.com/issues/...http://icrontic.com/article/repair_...and this Fred Langa's discussion on using bootcfg option:http://tinyurl.com/myz7ddaJohnW queried whether or not you have tow hard drives; or It starts with Windows XP everytime. Switches come into play under Operating Systems.I have see windows with a bad boot.ini do a double choice entry when the boot.ini only has one.Answers are only as good as the Press R to load the Recovery Console.

August 23, 2011 Greggg Hey there, I hope someone can answer a quick question. It does not see XP. And DO NOT, please do not use any partition software to format the HDD you're going to use for Windows 7. Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More...

the only reason to use one (especially for an OS) is if you need more than 4 partitions on the HDD, and even then you can still have 3 primaries for was it an upgrade or a full edition?) to fully troubleshoot the source of the issue.Let us know.John Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Dual Boot Windows 7 and I can not use the Windows Vista installed on the other drive. Is there a way to find installed binary packages which don't have manpages?

It did not help.