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"Choose your default operating system" when booting up Windows 8.1

Yesterday i completly removed and reinstalled my Windows 8.1 from my SSD to my HDD.
But every time i boot my system up i have to choose my operating system, i can choose between Windows 8.1 (Volume 3) and Windows 8.1 (Volume 2).
When i choose volume 3, it boots up like normal, when i choose volume 2, it says it's recovering Windows. The default OS is set to volume 3, but i still need to click on it.
This screen increases my boot up time so does anyone knows how i can remove this screen so i can go directly W8.1 V3? I already tried this http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/change-the-default-operating-system-for-startup-multiboot but that didn't seemed to work.

Thanks in advance!
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  1. Why on earth would u move yo OS from an SSD t a HD? Did I misunderstand? What's yo system spec?
  2. @snowctrl
    My SSD disk space is only 111GB (120). Some programs require to be installed on the C:\ drive which causes to fill up really fast. I only had 10GB of free space. Now my SSD is the D:\ drive so i can choose which program i want to install on that (heavy games etc.).

    Specs:

    CPU: AMD FX-8350 Black Edition
    GPU: Club3D Radeon HD 7970 royalAce Tahiti XT2
    Mobo: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3
    HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 ST1000DM003
    SSD: Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB
    8GB RAM
  3. Ok, that kinda makes sense...

    Try disconnecting t non-OS drive n see if u still get t OS choice screen. If u don't, and everything runs ok, u simply need t re-format t drive u disconnected
  4. When i installed Windows i formatted both drives in the Windows set-up, but i think i can try your idea.
  5. I've found when installing Win it's worth disconnecting every drive bar t one u want Win installed on - that way u r guaranteed t OS where u want it without complications
  6. Best answer
    Jellso said:
    When i installed Windows i formatted both drives in the Windows set-up, but i think i can try your idea.

    Windows key plus 'R'
    type msconfig then Enter
    Choose Boot Tab
    Delete entries other than Current OS
    Restart your machine, should go straight to correct OS
    Meanwhile it sounds like your System Reserved Partition is in the wrong place, when you install W 8.1 always do so to 'Unallocated Space', ie. delete partitions first...
  7. dodger46 said:
    Jellso said:
    When i installed Windows i formatted both drives in the Windows set-up, but i think i can try your idea.

    Windows key plus 'R'
    type msconfig then Enter
    Choose Boot Tab
    Delete entries other than Current OS
    Restart your machine, should go straight to correct OS
    Meanwhile it sounds like your System Reserved Partition is in the wrong place, when you install W 8.1 always do so to 'Unallocated Space', ie. delete partitions first...



    This worked, thank you. :3
  8. I was having the same problem, thanks for the help!! It worked perfectly!
  9. Thanks dodger46, you're awesome!
  10. Same problem -. wonderfull solution. TY very very very much :DDDDDDD
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