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Dual Boot Issues

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    Windows 7 Ultimate/Windows 8 Pro

    Dual Boot Issues


    I have Windows 7 Ultimate on a primary HD. I installed a 2nd HD for Windows 8 Pro. I umpugged primary and installed 8 on the 2nd hard drive. Then I plugged primary hd back in. When it starts up it goes through a disk check EVERYTIME. How do I avoid this? I would prefer for it to boot up to the primary Win 7 HD unless I want to click boot options toget into the Win 8 drive. Your help is appreciated.

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    The best way, would be to dual boot Windows 7 & Windows 8 is to follow this tutorial:
    Dual Boot Installation - Windows 8 and Windows 7 or Vista
    you can than delete Windows 8 very easily, using this tutorial:
    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...r-preview.html
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