Make Windows 8 Use the Old Boot Manager

Introduction

 
In this article, we explain how to make Windows 8 use the old Boot Manager. If you have a Windows 8 dual-boot system then it uses a new Boot Manager.
 

Procedure to use the old Boot Manager

 
Step 1
 
First, we open the Windows 8 Boot Manager and click the button "Change defaults or choose other options".
 
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Step 2
 
After that, we select the second option "Choose a default operating system".
 
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Step 3
 
Now select Windows 7, Vista or XP; whichever OS you want to boot into.
 
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Step 4
 
Click the back button and select continue to Windows 7 or the OS you want. Or select Turn Off Your PC.
 
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Step 5
 
From now on, when you restart the computer you'll see the familiar and speedy DOS-style Boot Manager.
 
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Summary

 
In this article, we learned about Make Windows 8 Use the Old Boot Manager.