Dual Booting 7 and XP: BMG can only see one OS at a time.

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Installation' started by Glexn, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. Glexn

    Glexn New Member

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    Hello, chaps. And chappettes.

    I had a clean install of Windows 7, and decided I wanted to dual boot with XP, to go back and play some classic games. So, I make myself a new partition using Win7's built in partition manager, and installed XP on it. The install process went fine, my games worked fine, but when I went to reboot and get back to Win7, Boot Manager said there was only XP installed. Okay, fine, I run Win7 repair off the disc, and it works. However, when I go into Boot Manager, it says only Win7 is installed now! Here's a shot of my Manage screen. Win7 is on C:, XP is on H:.

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    Where am I going wrong?
     
  2. unawave

    unawave New Member

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    Have you tried to run "Startup repair" twice ?
    1. run: Repair boot sector of Windows 7 partition
    2. run: Repair boot manager and include Windows 7 into boot menu
    3. run: Search for other operating system and integrate them into boot menu
     
  3. Glexn

    Glexn New Member

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    I reinstalled XP a third time, and ran startup repair. It worked this time. Thanks for replying. =]
     

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