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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 Newcomer, in training 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 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,828   +1,439

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


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