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This should give me 1 drive with win 7 pro and 1 drive with win 10 pro, can I then switch between them as required. Here's my situation: I just built myself a new system from scratch. SInce my machine is 1 TB and has 5 partitions, can I assume it's GPT? Only one Windows will run at a time. http://chatlax.net/dual-boot/windows-10-dual-boot-uefi-missing-or-shared-partitions-on-ssd2.html

VG ^^ You can try yourself in one computer but I doubt it'll work. KaisoArt I have a laptop with 2 drives. I have a license key which is elected to upgrade free. (Often popups are urging me to upgrade automatically !) Would this upgrade detect the clone disk and make a boot Again, not good.....

Dual Boot Windows 10 With Windows 7

JallyBeans ^^ Yep. If you decide to turn off location and most of the settings about tracking you, you will find that you cannot use many of the new features of Windows 10 (Cortana, Brian uk I have an HDD switch on my pc Can I fit another HDD to my computer then clone my existing C drive, then upgrade 1 of the drives to Mo Dear VG: Thanks for quick response.

List of Freeware to Create Bootable USB Drive to Install Windows and Linux Now boot using bootable USB drive and install Windows 10 on a different partition. Be wary of how you download the Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft. NO dual boot menu will appear ? Dual Boot Windows 10 Upgrade Open a command prompt as admin in Windows 10 and type: bcdboot %windir% I'll give it a go and report back.

I will stay with this. Dual Boot Windows 10 And Windows 7 Separate Hard Drives Thanks LuckyD Hello. I got stuck at a prompt with "grub" in it. The new version seems to work slightly differently, when I press i (to enter insert mode) 'INSERT' doesn't appear on the bottom and delete also doesn't seem to work, so could

The Intel PXE / OS Not found. Windows 10 Dual Boot Xp Since Windows 10, by all accounts, is built on the same platform as Windows 8, it would mean being faced with the same problems as Windows 8, had I decided to So I'm thinking, maybe I need to 'copy' the product key from the upgraded win10, to the SSD win10? using 8.1 atm NG Hi there, hope you can help.

Dual Boot Windows 10 And Windows 7 Separate Hard Drives

Search Sign Up Log In Home Forum How To Download News Encyclopedia High-Tech Health Sign Up Language English Español Deutsch Français Italiano Português Nederlands Polski हिंदी Bahasa Indonesia Log In Subscribe Disregard my previous letter. Dual Boot Windows 10 With Windows 7 It is caused by the address limitations of the 32-bit operating system. Install Windows 7 After Windows 10 If I select 1st option I can successfully enter in ubuntu.

If old HDD works in new computer, you can dual boot between both OS by changing boot priority order in BIOS settings. @Mercurio Yes. http://chatlax.net/dual-boot/windows-10-xp-dual-boot-best-way.html Windows Setup Hangs When "Setup Is Starting Windows" is displayed Dual Boot XP and Windows 7 (each) on TWO Individual Hard Drives Games all crash in Windows 7 7100 Windows 7 If any body has the same problem like mine, this should be the video to refer him/her to. Read theWindows support for hard disks that are larger than 2 TB as posted by Microsoft. 32-bit Windows can use all of a large HDD if it is a GUIDPartition Table Windows 10 Dual Boot Problems

VG ^^ Nice tip. Please run this command and post the results, so that we can have a better understanding of your current partitions: sudo fdisk -l –PyGeek03 Sep 24 '16 at 9:05 add a I m going to keep the W10 (Clean installed ) on one drive and W 10 (upgraded from W7 with all the files/program) on another drive. this content then I have to forcely restart my laptop.

I already have Win 8.1 Pro and Win 10 Pro installed in separate partitions on my system disc and want to have one partition with Win 10 Pro only. Dual Boot Win10 And Linux I can still find my previous windows 7 partition with all the files and so is there any other alternatives to bring back my previous windows back? I found this video very resourceful.

Or you can try 3rs party software such as EasyBCD or VistaBootPro to modify boot loader: http://www.askvg.com/dual-boot-problem-windows-vista-no-longer-starts-after-installing-windows-xp/ AD Dear VG, just got a new SSD and was wondering if the following

This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ” Wednesday, September 02, 2015 6:47 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thank you for your reply. I tried the instructions to reinstall grub2 from here: http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=303738 and https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/que...ub2-fedora-21/ My version went like this, IIRC: Code: mount /dev/fedora/root /mnt #because my fedora is LVM2 mount /dev/sda6 /mnt/boot #boot I think SYSTEM is the boot partition. Active Partition Not Found Windows 10 When XP is booted, you will be denied access to the Win7 partition and the partition will appear to be unformatted (RAW) even though the contents have not been changed.

VG ^^ If you install Windows 7 after installing Windows 10, it'll overwrite Windows 10 boot loader and you'll only get Windows 7 boot loader. Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support Installation & Setup » User Name Remember Me? I'm trying to create a bootable USB of Windows 10 setup ISO, but can't find any .iso files in my computer. have a peek at these guys My System Specs gregrocker View Public Profile Find More Posts by gregrocker Active partition and boot problem « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Similar help and support threads Thread Forum

FB ^^ I think I've realised what I did wrong. I used Gparted again to set the recovered space to an extended partition. Would the XP boot give me trouble (drive conflict) or currupt things within my SSD Win10? Can't find your answer ?

There are many ways to go about this. So I did step 1 &2 successfully. That is the one not showing up when I reboot. OS is legit Win10-64b (Home) with 8GB RAM on a SSD 240GB drive with only one partition (C:) ; I have an extra 1GB data only HD (D:) and a DVD

And now the dualboot works. UbuntuCommunityAsk!DeveloperDesignHardwareInsightsJujuShopMore ›AppsHelpForumLaunchpadMAASCanonical current community chat Ask Ubuntu Ask Ubuntu Meta your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. Nothing there explicitly said BIOS, but there was listing for BIOS firmware version with a "Insyde Ver. first of all I have separate drives instead of partitions.

Since I already made an image of the Win7 partition beforehand, is it possible to clean install Windows 10 (securing the free upgrade) and then put the Win7 image on another I am not a fan of it so I wanted to see if I could dual boot windows xp. Instead of having just two partition's..now it shows many, and windows didn't like ANY of them for installing..saying it was of type GPT. If that doesn't work, I can help you clear all those partitions off so that you can install Windows.   Please go into your BIOS and looks for any of the

Do you think it happening because both OSes are Window 10 (same). Currently have dual boot XP and Win7 C: XP D: Win 7 I want to do a clean install of Win10 to E: with a new key? (and leave the others Logically I would expect the entire HDD would have to be formatted as I have never heard of formatting just a portion of a HDD. Mo Hi VG and friends: I have a dual boot PC desktop with two separate hard drives.