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How to boot to specific OS?
I successfully installed Lion on a pc I had just built and it was as easy as it's namesake. Afterwards I installed Windows 7 by unplugging my OS X drive, plugging in a blank drive for W7 and installed normally and without a hitch.
My issue now is, how exactly do I choose which OS to boot into when I turn on my machine? I am currently choosing an OS by swapping the drive boot order in my BIOS but I know there's got to be a better way. The problem is when Kakewalk bootloader appears and I choose Windows I get a 'Bootloader not found." error.
What should I do exactly? Chameleon and EasyBCD are all greek to me. I was hoping for something as easy as Kakewalk.
Select your lion drive as your boot drive in the bios. When you reach the lion boot screen there is a countdown bar, you must hit any key to interrupt the countdown. This should take you to another screen showing you the drives available to boot from, including your windows 7. You might see two windows 7 drives, if one says system reserved, click on that one. That "drive" is actually the windows 7 EFI partition that windows 7 creates and it has the windows 7 bootloader in it. (If you click on the NTSF drive that is not the system reserve, you will probably get no OS detected.) Hope that helps.
Perfect! Thank you!
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