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Mac OS X + Windows 8 dual boot -> safemode problem

win8 mac os x dualboot safemode disable driver enforcment

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frees11

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Hi, I've created dual boot on two partitions.

First, I partitioned hdd from Mac OS X installer, to HFS+ partition and free space, under MBR.

Then, I installed Windows 8 on free space, which created second partition and partition with Win bootloader.

After that, I installed Mac OS X on hfs+ partition, which I created before.

That corrupted Windows bootloader, so from Windows Installer dvd, I chose windows partition active and repaired Windows system

After that, I booted Windows and in diskpart I chose Mac OS X partition active.

Now everything works, I can boot either Windows and Mac OS X.

BUT: my problem is, that I cannot get to advanced boot options in windows. I can't boot to safe mode, or disable driver enforcment. If I try to start this from booted Windows, I don't see this option in menu. Could you please someone help me?

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You can force Windows boot menu to show up with F8 key!
If this doesnt work try to use cmd.exe from windows to add another boot entry via bcdedit! This will stop windows boot and shows up the windows boot manager!
(if you dont know how to use bcdedit search in google for "How to add os to windows boot manager")





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