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I Cannot boot windows 8 after installing windows xp

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    I Cannot boot windows 8 after installing windows xp


    hello guys ( sorry if i cant speak English very well)

    last night i installed windows xp , but after installing it , i cannot boot the windows 8 , when i restart the computer , it automatically goes to xp , and i installed the xp on a different partition

    i tried EasyBCD and i created windows 8 and xp on the entry and set windows 8 on default , and click on wait for user selection and saved it , but when i restart the computer , it does not work and automatically go to xp


    what should i do ?

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


    Try

    From the Repair CD/USB:
    How to do a Auto Repair:
    Automatic Repair - Run in Windows 8
    Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.
    Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Best to install Win XP first.
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    when i try refresh your pc and automatic repair , it says : This option is not supported on the operating system you selected
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1
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    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    you didn't answer this question on the other thread !
    why would it say This option is not supported on the operating system you selected when i have windows 8 !
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I Cannot boot windows 8 after installing windows xp
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