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Dual boot two Win 7 OSes on two HDD

By XxXKevXxX
Jun 11, 2012
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  1. I have two HDD both of which are Windows 7 Pro 64 bit.

    I do not have a boot menu when I start up computer. It is just seeing 2nd copy of Win 7 as slave.

    How do I get the duel boot to work? editing the boot.ini ? If so what would the boot.ini be edited to ...

    (I would really rather not re installing one of the copies of Win 7)

    Thanks.
     
  2. XxXKevXxX

    XxXKevXxX TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I installed both copies separatly (Meaning one HDD connected at a time.) wasn't planning on having a duel boot, but now I want to have both OS available to me at any given time.

    I have a:

    Compaq Presario CQ5726F Desktop PC

    Windows 7 Professional 64 bit (Both HDD)
    SP1
    4 GB RAM
    3.0 GHz quad core CPU

    Compaq Pressario CQ5726F Desktop PC
     
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,430   +2,822

    Try EasyBCD for editing Windows bootloader. This will give you an easy way to create a boot menu with Windows.
     

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