Dual Boot Windows 7 first

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Dual Boot Windows 7 first

Post by HAMOS » Sat May 11, 2013 5:18 am

I have a laptop with Linux mint KDE with dual boot windows 7. I want to keep both of them on there but I want to have windows 7 be the first boot choice so that I don't have to scramble to choose it when I start the computer as I will be using that OS the most. How is this done?

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Re: Dual Boot Windows 7 first

Post by catweazel » Sat May 11, 2013 5:58 am

The easiest way to get what you need is to use grub-customizer:

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$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install grub-customizer
Simply use the tool to move the Windwoes 7 entry to the first slot.

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Re: Dual Boot Windows 7 first

Post by jsalpha2 » Sun May 19, 2013 10:06 am

Thanks Grub-Customizer is great. I not only made Win 7 my first (default) OS, but changed the background color and increased the font size.

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