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Lets get straight to the problem. In the past I had Windows 7 but decided to install Windows 8 2 days ago. I created two partitions, one for Windows 8 to install on and one for my current Windows 7.

The problem is that now I've installed Windows 8 I don't seem to be able to dual-boot into Windows 7 anymore, even though I can venture into the partition through Windows 8 and explore all my files and settings of Windows 7.

I went to my MsConfig file (system configuration) and it doesn't seem to recognize two OSs on the computer either but only Windows 8.

Here is a screenshot highlighting the problem:

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What methods did you use to obtain and install Windows 8? Also, you say "I don't seem to be able to dual-boot into windows7 anymore" does that mean it did allow you to dual boot previously? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Feb 2 '13 at 19:43
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Download EasyBCD. Install it on your Windows 8 and use the program to create an entry to your Windows 7.

It saved me on a customer with three operating systems in same scenario.

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