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How to Set the Default OS on a Windows Dual-Boot PC

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The boot menu appears when you turn on your computer. If you have multiple operating systems on your computer, you must select an operating system when you start your computer. However, if you do not select an operating system, the system will boot to the default operating system. However, you can easily change the default operating system in dual boot setup for your system. Do you have more than one operating system installed on your PC? Maybe you wanted to install Windows 10 but haven’t given up on Windows 7 or 8 yet. Don’t worry, you can run more than one OS and change the default OS to Windows 10 easily. First, open MSconfig by typing msconfig in the Windows 10 search box. In the search results, click System Configuration. Click on the Boot tab. This screen shows you the operating systems currently installed on your system.

Note: Only one appears in the screenshot below, as I don’t have more than one installed. If it did, you would see them listed along with Windows 10. Basically, you need to change the default OS when you have installed or upgraded your Windows. Because every time you update the operating system, that operating system becomes the default operating system. In this article, you will learn how to change the boot order of the operating system using different methods.

Set Windows 7 as the default OS in dual boot system video

Set Windows 7 as default operating system in dual boot system step by step

  • Click the Windows Start button and type msconfig and press Enter (or click your mouse)
  • Click the Boot tab, click Windows 7 (or the operating system you want to set as the default on boot), and click Set Default.
  • Click OK.
  • Click on any of the boxes to finish the process.
  • The next time you boot, your default operating system will be set.
  • Default operating system shown below

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James Hogan
James Hogan
James Hogan is a senior staff writer at Bollyinside, where he has been covering various topics, including laptops, gaming gear, keyboards, storage, and more. During that period, they evaluated hundreds of laptops and thousands of accessories and built a collection of entirely too many mechanical keyboards for their own use.

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