Windows 10: Dual boot. Two problems. Solved

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  1. Posts : 1,381
    W10 pro x64 and W8.1 x86
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       11 Oct 2014 #11

    Thanks folks. And that's a good tip on maybe not to assign a letter anyway.

    One to called solved methinks... thanks.
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    Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
       11 Oct 2014 #12

    Another fyi about dual booting.
    Some Defrag programs can wipe out restore points on Other OS partitions.
    i.e. If you Defrag in Vista and the next time you look in Win 10 restore points have disappeared, this may be why.
    I don't know if this happens with Win 10, but it does happen in prior versions.
    There are ways around this.
    I use Backup Images so I'm really not concerned with restore points...
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    W10 pro x64 and W8.1 x86
    Thread Starter
       11 Oct 2014 #13

    Thanks for the tip. Its always interesting to know these quirks. Something I would never have associated is defraging one OS and it causing an issue on the other.

    (like yourself I use backups (Acronis) extensively on my main set up and in fact have restore points disabled... any doubt over something and I'd prefer to restore a backup)
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