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Windows 7 and EasyBcd bootloader

Last response: in Windows 7
February 3, 2011 6:47:49 AM

Is easyBCD compatble with windows 7/64 bits ?
Thanks for your answer.
a b $ Windows 7
February 3, 2011 6:55:30 AM

a b $ Windows 7
February 3, 2011 3:35:29 PM

Yes, but the order of installing a dual boot (or more) is essential.

From a webpage I read/printed/used, first install Win 7 on primary partition.
Then install XP (or whatever) on secondary partition.
Then run EasyBCD, so you can choose which OS to boot into.

Does this help? Sorry, I couldn't find the page I once used, or I'd have linked it.

BTW: I ditched the dual boot. Only kept XP to use a All-in-One printer, unsupported in Win 7. Ditched the printer, too.
a b $ Windows 7
February 3, 2011 3:39:05 PM

I'd have done the install the other way round. First install XP, then Windows 7. Otherwise you'll be left with XP booting and Windows 7 inacessible without a repair install. AS EasyBCD is installed on Windows 7, that's a problem.

The rule of thumb that I follow is to always install the newer OS last.