Add Windows 8 support


New Member
Tried Windows 8 build 7989 (32-bit) and EasyBCD doesn't work there (no GUI).
.NET should be already installed with Win8 (3.5.1 I guess)


If you're going through hell, keep going
Staff member
I believe that Windows 8 only comes with .NET 4 active and that version is the first one that isn't backwards-compatible like the previous ones were.

According to a Google search older versions of it should be available to install in Control Panel/Programs "Turn Windows functions on or off" or you can always check online. Sorry I'm not too familiar with 8 yet. I joined Windows 8 forums but haven't read much on there as of yet.

As Windows 8 is (very) beta we don't officially support it anyway.
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Mostly Harmless
Staff member
EasyBCD works on Windows 8, but as Peter says, you need to enable .NET 3.5