Dual Boot (2 HDD's)

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Installation' started by venomizer, Jan 26, 2009.

  1. venomizer

    venomizer New Member

    Jan 26, 2009
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    Hi all,

    I was running Vista on a single partition 300GB HDD.

    I had an old 400GB HDD that was on its last legs (used to be my primary one, but I feared it was failing so switched to the 300GB), so decided to stick the Win7 Beta on it.

    Apart from a few problems, installation was fine.

    Unfortunately, when I now switch on the PC, I don't get any boot manager to select which OS I'd like to run, it just boots straight into Win7 without any input...

    If I unplug the Win7 drive, Vista loads normally as before.

    Is there any way of getting the boot manager to work so I can select which OS to boot to?

  2. Radenight

    Radenight New Member

    Nov 16, 2008
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    You could try using a program called EasyBCD from Neosmart Technologies.. It's a very easy to use program that allows you to tinker with the boot manager... Here's a link to obtain the latest version... ;)

    Download EasyBCD 1.7.2 - NeoSmart Technologies

    Hopefully this helps you.. :)

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