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I have installed centos 6.8 alongside windows 7 and the installation detected the "other" OS which is Win7 but after the installation finished and asked me to restart to complete the extra steps like username,,,etc when i restarted it automatically boot to win7 as if Centos is not even exist :o

Please help.. what can i do to fix that grub loader and make it show?

The boot in my Bios is set to "Legacy" i thought i would mention that in case it will be helpful to the answer.

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It is possible that the linux grub didn't overwrite the windows GRUB. Reinstall the centos again and check carefully where you put the grub/bootloader. If installed the os using pendrive it is possible that you install the grub on the pendrive. Boot the system using pendrive(in case you didn't formatted it). It will confirm that.

  • but it will it supposed to boot from bendrive because it's a liveDVD? so how can i know if this the liveDVD or the actuall installation? and is there a way to fix it using Easybcd? please tell how can i fix it using easybcd thanks in advance sir – user70987 Apr 24 '17 at 14:39
  • I installed Easybcd on win7 and added an entry of Type: grub (legacy) Name: CentOS Drive: Selected the Boot Drive of CentOS i didn't check the "Use Easybcd copy of grub" option and then clicked "Edit Boot Menu" and made the WIN7 as the default OS is this setting true? i am just afraid if i reboot i can't also boot the win7 :( – user70987 Apr 24 '17 at 15:15

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