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Q:Add Legacy Boot Windows 8.1 in UEFI Motherboard(GPTDisk)

  1. #1


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64

    Q:Add Legacy Boot Windows 8.1 in UEFI Motherboard(GPTDisk)


    Hello,
    I have MSI UEFI Mobo, when I try to boot on my Hard Drive in BIOS, it gives me: "Restart and select proper boot device" but I can boot using UEFI Windows Boot Manager, so I want to add legacy boot besides UEFI Boot. Thanks a lot.

    Regards,
    addas

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Addas,

    If you like, you could use the tutorial below to disable the modern "Choose an option" screen to have the old legacy "Windows Boot Manager" while still using UEFI firmware.

    Startup Options - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
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  3. #3


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64


    Brink, you're life saver! That's exactly what I want! Thanks a lot man

    Regards,
    addas
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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