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Installation???Windows 8 Preview.

  1. #1


    Posts : 13
    windows 7/vista/preview

    Installation???Windows 8 Preview.


    On this test computer i have 2 hardrives. One has windows 7 and the other hardrives has vista. What i did was partition the vista hardrive so i could put the windows 8 preview on it. It went ok with the Installation.

    So when i started this box up this morning it gave me 3 options to click on

    Windows 8 preview
    Windows 7
    Windows vista ok so far.

    So i clicked on windows 7 but i had to do a system restore on it. My ??? is why would this have happen since its on its own hardrive. The system restore went ok though.

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  2. #2


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Alphadog,

    Do you mean a Startup Repair instead?

    If so, the boot entry for Windows 7 got messed up somehow on the boot partition, and the startup repair fixed it.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 13
    windows 7/vista/preview


    Yes Brink but it would not fixed the problem so i had to do the restore option.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Ah, ok.
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  5. #5


    Anyway its good to know you got there
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