Windows 10: Switch systems between partitions...

Discus and support Switch systems between partitions... in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; My PC is dual boot Windows XP/Windows 10. The system disk for XP is disk0 which is an SSD. The system disk for W10 is a partition on disk1 which is a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by Fuzzard, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. Fuzzard Win User

    Switch systems between partitions...


    My PC is dual boot Windows XP/Windows 10. The system disk for XP is disk0 which is an SSD. The system disk for W10 is a partition on disk1 which is a hard disk. I'm at a point to consider W10 my "main" system, but still need to keep the dual boot configuration. So what I'd like to do is "swap" the locations of the system disks, to move the system disk for W10 to disk0/SSD, and move the system disk for XP to the partition on disk1. My plan is to restore an Acronis image back up for each system to the target partition. My assumption is this will do what I want and when I boot, it will behave the same way giving me the choice of what to boot from, only that now for W10 I'll be booting of the SSD and for XP I'll be booting of the hard drive.

    Is there anything here I'm missing? Will this work as planned?

    Thanks for any help.

    Steve

    :)
     
    Fuzzard, Jun 2, 2016
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  2. Switch Between Windows systems?

    Hi,



    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.



    I understand that you are facing issues with switching from Windows 7 to Windows 10. I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you.



    I suggest to set default operating system as Windows 10 and check if it helps.

    1. Press Windows Key + R Key.

    2. Type "msconfig" without the quotes in the search line or search bar and hit on
    Enter Key.

    2. Click on the Boot tab.

    3. Select a Windows 10 from the list and click on the Set as default
    button to make the selected OS the new default instead.

    4. Click on OK.

    5. Click on the Restart button.

    WARNING: This will restart the computer immediately. Make sure you save and close anything open that you do not want to lose first.

    Let us know if you need any further assistance on Windows related issues and we will be glad to help.
     
    Nyima Yonten, Jun 2, 2016
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  3. Switch Between Windows systems?

    How do I switch between Windows 10 & Windows 7? I know that I just shut the computer down, but it's defaultly opens in Windows 7 & I want to go Windows 10. Do I press an F key or how do I get there??
     
    monkeyseat, Jun 2, 2016
    #3
  4. CountMike New Member

    Switch systems between partitions...

    You might have to make new BOOT menu so you don't have to do it thru BIOS. EasyBCD 2.3 Download - TechSpot is excellent to make multiboot menu using GUI.
     
    CountMike, Jun 3, 2016
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  5. Fuzzard Win User
    Thanks. I'm going to try this today and will let you know how it worked out.

    Steve
     
    Fuzzard, Apr 4, 2018
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