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I Need To Reinstall Windows 8.1 Bootloader

  1. #1


    Posts : 83
    Windows 7 64-bit

    I Need To Reinstall Windows 8.1 Bootloader


    Hello all, it's been a while...

    I have Windows 8.1 installed and then I installed Windows 7 afterward and now the system is using the Windows 7 bootloader as opposed to the Windows 8.1 bootloader. What I want to do is get set the Windows 8.1 as the default bootloader. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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  2. #2


    Covington, La
    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT


    I think this Tutorial might help.
    Read the Note section about the default boot OS. That may be the trick.

    Startup Options - Enable or Disable in Windows 8

    • If you dual boot Windows 8 with another OS (ex: Windows 7 or Vista), and the other OS (ex: Windows 7 or Vista) is set as the default OS to run at startup, then you will not see the new Windows 8 Startup Options GUI boot menu. Instead, you will only see the old Windows Boot Manager screen.
    There are other Tutorials at the bottom for more help.

    Jim
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    Posts : 83
    Windows 7 64-bit


    Haha. Thanks a lot Jim Phone Man? You know a thing or two about custom Android ROMs?
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  4. #4


    Covington, La
    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT


    Quote Originally Posted by Casey Stellar View Post
    Haha. Thanks a lot Jim Phone Man? You know a thing or two about custom Android ROMs?
    What's an Andriod.

    I just did some looking in the Tutorial section and found that Note. Brink has written a lot of good Tutorial along with other members of this group. I just pass it along and learn new things as I do.

    Jim
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  5. #5


    Posts : 83
    Windows 7 64-bit


    Oh, you're a Crapple fan

    And yeah they just named to the tutorial something I wouldn't think to search for. I knew there was a tutorial for it somewhere on here. Thanks again man.
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