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

Glexn

New Member
#1
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:.



Where am I going wrong?
 


unawave

New Member
#2
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!
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
 


Glexn

New Member
#3
I reinstalled XP a third time, and ran startup repair. It worked this time. Thanks for replying. =]
 


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