Dual Boot 8.2 and Windows 7

Damien Fleuriot ml at my.gd
Fri Jun 24 07:08:43 UTC 2011

On 24 Jun 2011, at 06:24, doug at safeport.com wrote:

> I installed 8.2 from the DVD ISO. This install overwrote the MBR even though I selected not to write a boot record. Using the repair disk and/or bootrec does not work.
> The answer is found in http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/105541-startup-repair-run-3-separate-times.html.
> Basically you use diskpart to make sure that only the windows partition is marked active and then run the Startup Repair process 3 times. This is the only option that worked for me.
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I can swear you chose to install a blank (empty) mbr as opposed to leaving the current one untouched.

Happened to me once or twice ;)

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