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unable to get boot option at startup

  1. #1


    Posts : 1
    Windows 7

    unable to get boot option at startup


    Dear Friends, I have installed windows 8 on a windows 7 PC on a separate hard disk. But I am unable to get boot option at startup. Every time I have to select windows 8 boot disk from bios boot menu. Please help me.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 7
    Windows 7 Ultimate / Windows 8 Pro


    I am a new member like yourself, but I had a similar problem. You might want to try the free version of the following program. I used it to give me the choice between windows 7 and windows 8 at Boot.

    Download EasyBCD from here:
    EasyBCD - NeoSmart Technologies

    There is a how to use EasyBCD in this tutorial:
    Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP - Windows 7 Forums
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Welcome to Eightforums.

    Help! Windows 8 Dual Boot Screen Doesn't Show Up

    Quote Originally Posted by theog
    Download EasyBCD from here:
    EasyBCD - NeoSmart Technologies

    There is a how to use EasyBCD in this tutorial:
    Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP - Windows 7 Forums
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Posts : 7
    Windows 7 Ultimate / Windows 8 Pro


    Yes, TheOG originally gave me the info I posted for you. Your in good hands!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

unable to get boot option at startup
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