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Old 08-12-2012, 02:23 PM   #1
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Fedora 17 Windows 7 dual boot

I have some trouble and hope to find help here))). I have acer aod 257 with preinstalled windows 7 starter (however it is already restored from image), then I have installed fedora 17 with bootloader on first sector of hd0,3 (root directory of fedora). After installation process is done and rebooting the computer was automatically booted to windows. I think it because of bootloader should be installed to hd0 MBR... But I also want one another version of Linux to be installed on hard drive. First I want boot fedora/ - can anybody help me, please. Sorry for my English - I hate google (and so) translaters...
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Old 08-13-2012, 04:20 AM   #2
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The easiest way will be to leave Win7 in the MBR, and use EasyBCD under Win7 to add F17 to the Win7 boot menu.

There is a free option, and it works very well.
If you install another Linux distro, simply add it as well.
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you want to boot your maching with fedora while automatically(default boot is fedora)? are you mean this then pls follow below stpes.

first you boot fedora and you want to edit a file called /etc/grub.conf in that you can see line like "default=0", you can change to "default=1", if not work, pls paste your group.conf here.

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i think you want to install grub on the mbr (master boot record). it will probably autoconfigure to boot fedora first ()with a 10 second countdown) with the option to boot windows if selected.


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