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Add Windows 7 Beta to multiboot system RRS feed

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  • I must use XP and Vista in my teaching job.  I would like to add Windows 7 beta to my multiboot system.  I believe when I added Vista as dual boot, it took over boot manager responsibilities (it's been a while).  If I add Windows 7 beta, does it's boot manager take proirity?  What happens to my multiboot capabilities when I take the beta off, or if it runs out.  Can I still boot XP/Vista?

    Thanks
    Sunday, January 11, 2009 12:00 PM

Answers

  • Like Vista, Windows 7 utilises the BCD, so when install Windows 7 it will add another entry to the BCD menu for you.

    Regards

    Gordon
    www.longneckconsulting.com
    • Proposed as answer by usasmaMVP, Editor Tuesday, January 13, 2009 1:35 AM
    • Marked as answer by Alex T Jr Wednesday, January 21, 2009 5:15 AM
    Sunday, January 11, 2009 12:34 PM
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  •  If you want to change the order of entries or remove then, you can install EasyBcd, easier to use that Bcdedit
    http://neosmart.net/dl.php?id=1
    • Marked as answer by Alex T Jr Wednesday, January 21, 2009 5:15 AM
    Tuesday, January 13, 2009 3:40 PM
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All replies

  • Like Vista, Windows 7 utilises the BCD, so when install Windows 7 it will add another entry to the BCD menu for you.

    Regards

    Gordon
    www.longneckconsulting.com
    • Proposed as answer by usasmaMVP, Editor Tuesday, January 13, 2009 1:35 AM
    • Marked as answer by Alex T Jr Wednesday, January 21, 2009 5:15 AM
    Sunday, January 11, 2009 12:34 PM
    Answerer
  •  If you want to change the order of entries or remove then, you can install EasyBcd, easier to use that Bcdedit
    http://neosmart.net/dl.php?id=1
    • Marked as answer by Alex T Jr Wednesday, January 21, 2009 5:15 AM
    Tuesday, January 13, 2009 3:40 PM
    Answerer