1. Joined : Nov 2014
    Posts : 6
    windows 7 and 10
       02 Nov 2014 #1

    Dual Booting Windows 10 and Windows 7


    I have recently installed W 10 as dual boot with W7.W10 is working fine.However while there is no problem from restart from W7 to W10,restarting from W10 to W7 starts diskcheck for all partitions.Sometimes a dark screen (with disk activity visible) could be seen .Rebooting again diskcheck started.

    Request assistance to solve this.
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  2. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 236
    7, 10TP
       02 Nov 2014 #2

    I have noticed that a while ago, with W8. The way I go around it (as I don't know what the real problem is) is to install W10 on a separate drive with all other drives disconnected. This way in order to switch to the secondary OS I need to use the BIOS - I press F8 (I have an ASUS motherboard) at boot to get to the menu where I can choose the drive to boot from. In that setup the disk check does not appear unless I take ownership of a drive or make any other significant changes.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 262
    Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64
       02 Nov 2014 #3

    Partha said: View Post
    I have recently installed W 10 as dual boot with W7.W10 is working fine.However while there is no problem from restart from W7 to W10,restarting from W10 to W7 starts diskcheck for all partitions.Sometimes a dark screen (with disk activity visible) could be seen .Rebooting again diskcheck started.

    Request assistance to solve this.

    Windows 10 (Windows 8 also) has a mode called Fast Startup. This causes the hard drives be put into a state that Windows 7 does not understand, hence the chkdsk.

    See this tutorial to turn Fast Startup off.

    Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
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  4. Joined : Nov 2014
    Posts : 6
    windows 7 and 10
       02 Nov 2014 #4

    Thank you very much.the problem is solved.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 262
    Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64
       02 Nov 2014 #5

    You're welcome. Glad to have helped.
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