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    Slightly strange behaviour using EasyBCD.

    Hi folks, I now have three hard drives on my computer, bought a 500 GB SSD a few weeks ago to speed startup. I have different partitions on each drive, and have windows 7 on two partitions of the SSD and windows 8 on the other partition of SSD. The EasyBCD bootloader has six enteries on it...
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    Xp wont start.

    Thanks a lot Terry, you are the man that understands the inner working of the mysterious and sacred boot files, thanks for all your help. Can I ask when I go into the select the hard drive in bios, just under boot priority and say I have three hard drives (which I do now) I move one to the...
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    Xp wont start.

    Thanks for reply, version 2.2.0.182 Joe
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    Xp wont start.

    Hello folks, I have 2 drives in my computer with different partitions on each, I have 3 installs of windows 7 plus xp all in different partitions on the one drive. (will probably add windows 10 sooner or later as well) Xp used to boot (was the active drive) but then I changed one of the...
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    Will a windows 10 upgrade reconfigure my existing easyBCD configuration?

    Hi folks, I have two hard drives on my computer one partitioned into C D and E with windows 7 on each partition (OEM copy one product key all seem to run fine as regards activation) Usually in the past when I upgraded to the latest windows I lost the dual or triple boot function and had to...
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    Windows 10 iso and a few other questions?

    Thanks a lot Peter for taking the time and trouble to reply. Just another little question if its ok. I use Acronis home 2010 to make backups of windows 7 on a frequent basis (works fine so far though my version of acronis is getting long in the tooth now, not compatible with windows 8 though)...
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    Windows 10 iso and a few other questions?

    Hi folks, I have 2 installations of windows (oem) on my computer and intend to update one of them to windows 10 when it comes out. 1 Will I be able to to make an iso image of windows 10 after I download it through windows update I wonder, to make it more convenient than using windows update...
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    Is there a boot cd kinda similar to what EasyBCD can do?

    Hi folks, I had a hard drive failure last week that all my OS were on, replaced the drive, and then installed a copy of windows 7. I then used my acronis backups of windows and of course easyBCD to complete the process, drive partioned with windows 7 on both partitions. A few questions have...
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    Windows 8 bootup problem-windows files are loading.

    Thanks a lot for that tip Terry, I will try it and see how it goes. It is indeed enabled, but no longer. Joe
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    Windows 8 bootup problem-windows files are loading.

    Hi folks, I have windows 7 on my computer and bought the windows 8 upgrade which I installed on a different partition, did have to put windows 7 on it first. So its a multiboot system with windows xp, 2 copies of windows 7 and one copy of windows 8. xp is is the active partition,, and also has...
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    Changing the active partition and a boot dvd question?

    Thanks a lot Terry :) I have copied the boot sequence over. Just out of interest when I open the drive and I have show hidden files and folders ticked to view, I don't see any thing there boot related. Is that normal enough? Cheers Joe
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    Changing the active partition and a boot dvd question?

    Thank you get again Terry for your answer. I think I am slowly getting to grips with a basic understanding of how the boot sequence works with your help and the link to the multibooters page you gave me earlier in the year. One question if I may, I have 2 HDD on my computer all my OS and boot...
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    Changing the active partition and a boot dvd question?

    Hi folks, I posted a few weeks ago and thank you for your help then. Briefly I have xp on C, windows 7 on D and also E, windows 8 on F. All partitions on the one hard drive, with xp as the active partition so basically if I loose everything if xp partition becomes corrrupted. A few...
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    Several Easy BCD installs on different partitions-will this cause conflict?

    Thank you very much Terry for the explanation and speedy reply. Its a great utility cant see myself doing without it :) joe
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    Several Easy BCD installs on different partitions-will this cause conflict?

    Hi folks, I have a hard disk divided into various partitions with xp(boot) on C windows 7 on D and E and windows 8 on F. I also have a data partition H on there and also have another hard disk in my computer for data only. As I have said xp is the boot and has the MBR. For easy of simplicity...
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    Need some advice as regards Windows OS dependence and if computer won't start.

    Terry, thank you very much indeed for all your good info. joe
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    Need some advice as regards Windows OS dependence and if computer won't start.

    Hi folks, Although a long term computer user I am trying to get to grips as to whether my different Windows installations depend on each and for example whether a corruption of XP would lead to the other Windows installations unable to boot. I have 2 large disks in my computer and Disk 1...
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    New to easyBCD

    Hi folks, I have just ordered a new computer which will come with windows 7 (32 bit) OEM installed. I am reasonably computer literate and have 3 copies of xp on my old computer all in different partition, all usiing the windows dual boot loader. I will try to add xp as well to my new...
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