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Re-boot into Seven directly from 8?

  1. #1

    Posts : 502
    Vanilla 8 Pro x64

    Re-boot into Seven directly from 8?

    At the moment, the restarting - selecting Seven from boot menu, restart again is a huge PITA.

    Anyone know of a Win8 based way of Restart directly into seven, essentially skipping the double restart.

    I prefer the old method of select - boot. Not select - restart, boot.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,850
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hey Patrick,

    This will let you switch to another installed OS from within Windows 8.

    Startup Options Menu Shortcut - Create in Windows 8


    Startup Options Menu - Boot to in Windows 8
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  3. #3

    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Linux Mint 14

    Hi Brink, liking your avatar Sorry for being off topic. Liked your avatar so wanted to let you know
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Re-boot into Seven directly from 8?

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