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How to configure multiboot system support with WINDOWS 8 and WINDOWS XP?

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How to configure multiboot system support with WINDOWS 8 and WINDOWS XP?

singhsahabadv
How to configure multiboot system support with WINDOWS 8 and WINDOWS XP?
I was successfully using Windows XP on Drive C:\ and Windows 7 (x64) on Drive D:\ of my hard drive 500 GB 3 partitions. When I downloaded Windows 8 Consumer Preview I upgraded my D:\ Drive containing Windows 7 to WINDOWS 8 which has been successfully done and is running ALL RIGHT
BUT I dont see the Boot / OS Selection Menu any more and I am not able to access my WINDOWS XP ANYMORE

Please ANY BODY help.
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    OH Smeg

    http://social.msdn.microsoft .com/Forums/en-US/windowsdeveloperpreviewgeneral/thread/87164fb9-1200-46f5-bd9f-fe9e6985aa6f

    Just remember to remove the space to get a working URL.

    Col

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    de.doughboy

    I might be all wet but I read some place on MSDN that the ability to select a dual OS boot screen would be removed as a feature in win8. This is bothersome for Linux users whom prefer this option.

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    de.doughboy

    I might be all wet but I read some place on MSDN that the ability to select a dual OS boot screen would be removed as a feature in win8. This is bothersome for Linux users whom prefer this option. To get around this you might have to shift around partition contents. I presently let Linux manage my boot options and never load windows onto the first disk partition. Both win7 and win8 creates headaches as they try to create a mini-boot partition manager (100mB) on the front of the disk. This creates problems with legacy clone apps like Ghost and Farstone. Here's some ideas on partition management that might help, but you need to be really good at Linux to make this work. http://gentoo-install.com/install

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    OH Smeg

    http://social.msdn.microsoft .com/Forums/en-US/windowsdeveloperpreviewgeneral/thread/87164fb9-1200-46f5-bd9f-fe9e6985aa6f

    Just remember to remove the space to get a working URL.

    Col

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    de.doughboy

    I might be all wet but I read some place on MSDN that the ability to select a dual OS boot screen would be removed as a feature in win8. This is bothersome for Linux users whom prefer this option.

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    de.doughboy

    I might be all wet but I read some place on MSDN that the ability to select a dual OS boot screen would be removed as a feature in win8. This is bothersome for Linux users whom prefer this option. To get around this you might have to shift around partition contents. I presently let Linux manage my boot options and never load windows onto the first disk partition. Both win7 and win8 creates headaches as they try to create a mini-boot partition manager (100mB) on the front of the disk. This creates problems with legacy clone apps like Ghost and Farstone. Here's some ideas on partition management that might help, but you need to be really good at Linux to make this work. http://gentoo-install.com/install