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How to make my PC display multiboot menu?

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  • Started 7 years ago by xUAEx
  • Latest reply from raphoenix
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Hey guys!
I have a TOSHIBA SATELLITE-U400, when I first bought it, it came with windows vista. Then I installed Windows 7 (Vista is no longer on the machine).
A few months later... I installed windows XP on the same machine. So now I have Windows XP and Windows 7. The Only problem is that every time I turn on the PC Windows XP starts automatically! I've restarted the computer several times, nothing! XP just keeps loading by it self.
I want my Windows 7 back!

So... How can I make a multuboot menu when I turn on the computer?

Posted 7 years ago
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1.Open a Command Prompt in XP.
2. Type SET PATH=D:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 and tap enter key
(D: is the partition where Win7 resides. It may be E:, etc.,)
3. Type BCDEDIT / ENUM and tap enter key
4. Write down Win7 GUID {Identifier}
5. Type BCDEDIT /DEFAULT {Identifier} and tap enter key
6. Close all and Reboot
The GUID {Identifier} is for the Windows boot loader boot entry which is associated with Win7.
You must include the braces { } around the {Identifier} .
BCDEDIT /DEFAULT {cbd971bf-b7b8-4885-951a-fa03044f5d71}
Once booted into Win7, you can setup everything using the GUI screen. Example below is from Vista Book.
Rick P.

Posted 7 years ago

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