1.    1 Week Ago #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10

    Boot partition listed twice in boot menu


    I have windows 7, 8 and 10 dual boot. I decided to set 7 as the boot drive after having 10 and when I did, the boot menu and MSConfig both list 7 twice on the same partition and I cannot find Boot.ini. How do I get rid of the second listing of 7 in the boot menu?

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    Original OEM install of 7 on C:.
    Installed 7 on D: as a backup.
    Installed 8 on a third partition and it became C: and listed original 7 as D: and the backup 7 as E:. When on either 7, 8 is listed as D:.
    Upgraded backup 7 to 10 and it stayed as E: listing Original 7 as C: and 8 as D:.
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 54
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    BCDEdit bailed me out. I moved the first entry down to the location of the duplicate and one of them disappeared - I love magic.
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