Windows 10: Fixed Win 10 but have slight problem booting (Need help please)

  1.    29 Apr 2015 #1

    Fixed Win 10 but have slight problem booting (Need help please)

    I thank everyone for the tutorials that helped me install Win 10 and get it working. My problem is I have Win 8.1 Pro on a Samsung EVO SSD T-1. I went out and bought a Samsung 225 gig SSD HDD to install Win 10. I downloaded the Win 7 ISO and it worked perfectly. When I first tried to install Win 10 on the boot up with the USB flash media drive I went into setup on Win 10 and when I selected the new hard drive for the installation it gave me a message that it could not install on that drive. The other partition on the drive said system info. I hit delete and it installed. I don't know if I should have re formatted.

    Long story short. I go to bios setup on my motherboard Asus Z-97 and select Samsung EVO and it goes directly into Win 8.1 Pro. If I reboot and select in the bios Windows media drive it boots into Win 10.

    My question is I thought (based on all the screen shots I see here in the forum) that when I boot up my computer it should take me to a blue screen with 2 selection boxes Win 8.1 pro or Win 10 and I should be able to select.

    Did I do something wrong and could someone assist me in fixing the problem. I would rather see the 2 boxes where I can select one of them.

    My last question is when I bring up my Win 10 the fonts on the menus and etc. are so small I cannot hardly read them. I am using a LG 21.9 3440 x 1440 ultra wide monitor and have my text at largest and my screen zoomed to 150. Can someone help me please.

    Thank you

    Jaye Fayed
    Everett, WA
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  2.    29 Apr 2015 #2

    I like using: Download EasyBCD - MajorGeeks at the first BOOT disk which is SSD to set dual boot menu.
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  3. badrobot's Avatar
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    Win 10 Pro x64
       29 Apr 2015 #3

    Normally, you'll only get dual boot options automatically if you installed both OSes on the same hard drive. Follow Countmike's advise above.
    But if I were you, I will leave it like that. You don't want the 2 to see each other because Win10 usually messes up the other OS after Windows updates.
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