win 7 dual boot

Bruce Cran bruce at
Wed Oct 28 09:54:57 UTC 2009

On Tue, 27 Oct 2009 22:11:15 -0400
"Aryeh M. Friedman" <aryeh.friedman at> wrote:

> I am about to go out and buy windows 7 to replace my vista
> partition... when I installed vista I had to  do some  boot manager
> tricks (both before and after install)... namely I had to allow
> windows to nuke my mbr then use EasyBCD to remake it in such a way
> that vista would still find it's "magic" bytes in the mbr... does
> anyone know if win 7 has any similar issues and/or any other
> weirdness in reguards to dual booting?

EasyBCD still works, but you'll need to register on the site and
download the beta of 2.0 from the forums - the 1.x version won't work.

Bruce Cran

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