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Multiple Boot Manager [closed]

My computer dual boots with Windows 8 and Ubuntu on separate partitions. I am planning to install Mac OS X on another partition, but I need a better way to manage the boot options if I add more boot ...
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How to disable or choose the 'correct' windows boot manager?

I have recently changed motherboard CPU and Ram, my PC was growing for around a decade and it's a bit of a mess. I have 4 Hard drives 1 SSD and 3 HDD all full of valuable data (not photos). Before ...
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Windows 8.1 installation from USB after deleting Windows Boot Manager in BIOS/UEFI

I removed Windows Boot Manager option from BIOS (UEFI) with EasyUEFI, after reboot I got an error message about broken BCD, need to be recovered, I tried to reinstall Windows 8.1.1 Pro X64 from USB ...
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rEFInd doesn't recognize menu options from config file (specified in menuentry)

I have just installed Windows 8.1 and LinuxMint in a dual boot configuration and am using rEFInd. Everything works fine with the OSs (although Windows notes that secure boot isn't setup properly...I'm ...
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Have windows 7 and 8 entry options in grub

I multi-boot windows 7, 8, and ubuntu. I have them each installed on a separate sda partition. I also use a program called "grub customizer" in ubuntu. I need a way to have the windows 7 boot ...
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Can the Windows 7 Bootloader detect Windows 8?

I currently have Windows 8 installed and want to install Windows 7 (better'd be Windows XP). But I know that the Windows 7 Bootmanager will replace the Windows 8 Bootmanager, and I´m not sure if the ...
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Chainload Windows boot manager from another?

Is it possible to use the Windows Boot Manager to chainload another Windows Boot Manager? For example, (how) can I use a boot manager on C:\bootmgr that reads C:\boot\BCD to chainload another boot ...
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“Not a bootable partition” from Haiku's boot manager for new Linux partitions

I just did this: made an Intel Extended partition covering the whole HD using Haiku Alpha 4.1's DriveSetup made several BeOS partitions deleted the first one installed Haiku onto one of the other ...
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Samsung stuck at boot options screen

I have a np300e5c that's stuck at the boot options screen. It shows two identical Windows boot manager options, I can't get passed this, every time I select one, it just comes back to the same screen. ...
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Did I kill windows boot manager? I can't boot after installing FreeBSD

I installed freebsd with dual-booting. I specified an empty partition for freebsd auto-configuring. After it was installed, windows boot manager disappeared. What's going on? Should I recover it, or ...
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Since EasyBCD is no more free as beer, what can I use instead? [closed]

Is there an easy-to-use and reliable alternative?
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The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible 0xc000000e

A family member of mine recently went on vacation and turned off their computer, something they normally do not do, upon returning home it would not turn on and now returns a black screen with the ...
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Recovering multiple partitions with testdisk in a multiboot configuration

I'm facing this kind of problem for the first time. Two of my three partitons got corrupted. In searching for a solution, I found testdisk. I've read the tutorials and feel confortable to use it, ...
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How to prevent boot manager missing after cloning a win764 image using Ghost 2003?

I am running ghost 2003 command -fdsp, but once we have cloned the image and restored it onto exactly the same make and model machine, we are force to run win7 setup and run a repair which fixes the ...
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BIOS boot manager for Windows Vista Boot Camp Macbook partition

I am trying to find the BIOS boot manager for my Windows Vista Boot Camp partition of my Macbook. How do I access this during sartup?
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Boot Ubuntu Server Without GRUB

I'm in a hurry. I've searched all around but evidently I'm not looking up the right think or I'm too much of in a rush to recognize anything as my solution. I've installed Ubuntu Server for ...
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Multi-boot Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows 8 Release Preview

I want to test the Windows 8 Release Preview, but I am not sure how my boot configuration will turn out. Currently, I dual boot Windows XP with Windows 7, using the Windows 7 boot manager. If I add a ...
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Installing vista on system with windows 7 installed?

I have various versions Windows 7 installed on my test machine. I want to do the testing for windows vista. I am just worried, if I install Vista and its earlier version of windows os, if it will it ...
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Installing multiple Windows OSs on one hard drive

I wish to install multiple, probably 3, copies of Windows on one hard drive. I envisage setting up 4 partitions, one for each OS and a shared data area. I intend to ghost the empty, formatted drive ...
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Bootmgr missing after swapping hard drives - what happened?

I'm using Windows Server 2008 installed on a HP ProLiant Ml350 G6 server. It has six hard drive slots, previously only two slots were occupied with 500 GB each. Recently I filled up the remaning slots ...
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Install Windows 7 on a disk containing MBR for another OS while preserving the second OS in place

I have 2 hard disk drives, c:\ (80 gb) and d:\ (300 gb) Current Windows XP installation is on the second disk (D), but MBR is on the first (C) disk. I want to format the C (first) disk and install ...
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How to disable the Grub2 menu from displaying

As part of my attempts to protect my computer from physical hacking by my client, see enter link description here, I am struggling with Grub2, specifically with how to prevent it from showing the boot ...
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How can I get rid of the “Windows Boot Manager” showing up when I only have one version of Windows?

I installed Windows 7 over a Windows XP installation (formatting my partition in the process). Now, when I boot, I get the "Windows Boot Manager" screen, asking me to choose between "Earlier Version ...
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Configure Boot Menu

I Have Two Hard Disk Drive.In One Hard Disk Installed Windows Xp And In Other Hard Disk Installed Windows 7.I Want Install Two Hard Disk in One System And Configure This System For Boot Menu with ...
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Boot CD ROM via floppy?

I have an older computer (1994) and it can't boot from CDROM. How can I install some sort of boot manager that lets me boot from any CD?
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How to make the Boot Menu to show Windows 7 and Windows 7 (64 bit)?

After installing Win7 32 bit and Win7 64 bit on 2 different partitions of the same computer, both show up as Windows 7 on the boot menu. So if I have 1 desktop and 1 notebook, I will have to remember ...
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Remove XP from XP/W7 dual boot (move boot manager)

Given this BCDEDIT table: Windows Boot Manager -------------------- identifier {bootmgr} device partition=Y: description Windows Boot Manager locale ...
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How can I get my ubuntu boot manager back after Windows 7 install?

I had Ubuntu in one partition and Vista in another. The Ubuntu boot manager would come up and ask me if I wanted Ubuntu or Vista. After installing Windows 7 over Vista, upon booting there is no sign ...