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  1. caxtin Win User

    Dual Booting Windows 10 With Windows 7 - No Drive Seen


    Dell Precision Tower T5810
    Purchased in 2015 with Windows 7 Pro (64Bit)
    Upgraded now to Windows 10 Pro (64Bit)
    Upgraded min drive to SSD (Windows 10)
    Partitioned SSD to install Windows 7 Pro as Dual Boot

    Currently, I have a Windows 10 system I need to dual boot (install) Windows 7, with both OS on same SSD.
    I created a partition of 49GB of space "Free".
    I have bootable Windows 7 in a USB drive, plugged into a USB 2.0 port.
    Booting from the bootable Windows 7 USB drive.
    I got some Storage Controller drivers from Dell download page into the USB drive, still, the drivers does not seem to be the correct ones. I cannot see any of the drives in the system.
    Thank you all and stay safe enough!

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    caxtin, Nov 28, 2020
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    puma99dk|, Nov 28, 2020
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  3. Windows 7 booting off wrong drive?!?!?

    Please move if this is in the wrong place.

    I have two hard drives, a 1.5TB drive, and a 160GB drive. Windows is installed on the 1.5TB drive, as are all my files and programs. The 160GB drive has a bunch of old files, and apparently the bootmgr and boot folder. Nothing else is on the 160GB drive, other than media files etc.

    If I remove the 160GB drive from the machine, windows refuses to boot, plug it back in, it works fine. The setup with two hard drives I have now is temporary, as the 160GB drive will go into another machine.

    My question is, can someone give me a step by step on how to make windows force to boot off the 1.5TB drive, ignoring the 160GB drive in the boot process completely?
    I don't know how to do this in Windows 7, on XP I would just run the /fixmbr command and its related ones.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Note: I would really really rather not have to wipe and reinstall, I know it can be done without one as I've had this issue with XP before.
     
    speedy11131, Nov 28, 2020
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  4. Dual Booting Windows 10 With Windows 7 - No Drive Seen

    windows xp installation and dual core am

    could someone please list the steps they follow to install windows with a dual core processor and windows xp service pack to. I'm reletively new to amd dual core and i feel i'm missing a step. All help will be appreciated. thanx
     
    exodusprime1337, Nov 28, 2020
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