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Topic # 107724 17-Aug-2012 18:39
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Hi guys,

I currently have a 500gb quite heavily partitioned running XP, Vista, and 7 quite nicely, and I don't have a problem running any of them. However, I have got my hands on the RTM for Windows 8, and I had a bit of spare space, so I thought I'd add that to my dual boot setup.

However, once the setup completes It doesn't show up in the bootloader, and I am reluctant to play around with it too much, with the fear of corrupting my working Operating systems, since I use all of them equally and I don't want to corrupt anything.

How would I get Windows 8 to show up in the bootloader, and if this applies how would I upgrade my bootloader from Vista's one to Windows 8's bootloader without loosing all my operating systems?

Thanks

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  Reply # 673833 17-Aug-2012 19:49
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bare with me (4 burbons later)


I dont understand wich bootloader you are using at the moment? Is it using vista bootloader at moment thanks




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  Reply # 673839 17-Aug-2012 20:25
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Hi there.

 

Vista bootloader.



Thanks

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 673842 17-Aug-2012 20:33
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Have a look at Easy BCD ( http://neosmart.net/EasyBCD/ )




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