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Getting the Windows 7 install to work

  1. #1
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    Getting the Windows 7 install to work

    I installed Windows 8 Developer on a separate partition. However, Windows 7 is not showing up in the OS selection, and I've looked through the tutorials, and searched. I have not been able to find a solution on my own. How can I fix the Windows 7 install? I assume it's something to do with the Master Boot Record.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hellow Windows 8,

    If Windows 7 still shows up on a HDD in the Computer window while in Windows 8, then you could try doing a startup repair to get Windows 7 listed again. You may need to run it 3 times though.

    Hope this helps,
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Getting the Windows 7 install to work
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