I launch the Windows 98 or ME and Windows 95 start

#1
Hi all!

I launch the Windows 98 or ME and Windows 95 start.
Why?

The boot menu looks like this:
Win95
Win98
WinME
Win2000
WinXP
Win7

The 95, 2000, XP and 7 is fine, but when I launch the 98 or ME, the 95 start. Why?
I have set all OS (Basic set: Locale, Drive).
I have 1 HDD with 6 Partitions (Win7 is primary, active, the other are logical).

Settings:

There are a total of 6 entries listed in the bootloader.

Default: Windows 7
Timeout: 15 seconds
Boot Drive: C:\

Entry #1
Name: Microsoft Windows 95
BCD ID: {7adde9a4-0483-11e4-a0d8-f0dff2e891d0}
Drive: D:\
Bootloader Path: \NST\AutoNeoGrub0.mbr

Entry #2
Name: Microsoft Windows 98SE
BCD ID: {7adde9a5-0483-11e4-a0d8-f0dff2e891d0}
Drive: E:\
Bootloader Path: \NST\AutoNeoGrub1.mbr

Entry #3
Name: Microsoft Windows ME
BCD ID: {7adde9a6-0483-11e4-a0d8-f0dff2e891d0}
Drive: F:\
Bootloader Path: \NST\AutoNeoGrub2.mbr

Entry #4
Name: Microsoft Windows 2000
BCD ID: {7adde9a7-0483-11e4-a0d8-f0dff2e891d0}
Drive: G:\
Bootloader Path: \NST\easyldr1

Entry #5
Name: Microsoft Windows XP
BCD ID: {7adde9a8-0483-11e4-a0d8-f0dff2e891d0}
Drive: H:\
Bootloader Path: \NST\easyldr2

Entry #6
Name: Windows 7
BCD ID: {current}
Drive: C:\
Bootloader Path: \Windows\system32\winload.exe

Does anyone have suggestions?
Thanks in advance for your help.
 
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Terry60

Knows where his towel is.
Staff member
#2
Windows prior to XP does not support multi-booting.
95, 98 and ME all boot from the start of the HDD, they cannot be located anywhere else.
You can boot any one of them from a Vista/7/8/XP multi-boot by ensuring that it's the first OS on the HDD. That's the only place it will boot from.
Hence 98 and ME when you select them will all go to the default boot sector (at the start of the HDD) and find 95.
 

Terry60

Knows where his towel is.
Staff member
#5
I'm inclined to think not. The OS will expect to start from the start of disk 0 (the current boot device).
However, that will work fine with a BIOS override for 95/98.
 

jr2

New Member
#6
Plop bootloader should be able to do that (you can install it from EasyBCD, but the tools to configure it are found on the Plop.at website, not store if they are included).

Plop can directly boot different partitions.

So, you must find a way to get the correct bootsector on each partition, then use Plop.

If you need help, let me know and I'll see if I can figure it out for you. (iirc there is a tool to install whatever bootsector you want to any position).