How to Set Windows 8 as Default in Dual Boot Computer

Sometimes users want to install more than one operating, as latest and its previous version, in their hard disk. Such a condition is known as Dual Booting, which gives freedom from crashing either of operating. In such circumstances, users want to set newly version to set as default operating.

If a user wants to set Windows 8 as default Operating in his system then follow our suggestion. I am going to describe more than one method to make Windows 8 as default Operating in case of Dual Booting.

Set Windows 8, 10 as Default in Dual Boot Computer

First method

  • Go to Windows 8 desktop mode from Metro screen and hit WINDOWS Key + R shortcut to start RUN.
  • In RUN dialog box, type msconfig and hit OK button.
MSconfig command in RUN
  • A new dialog box like System Configuration appears before you.
  • Go to the boot tab in the top panel. You may choose Windows 8 and click Set as default button.
  • Now click on Apply and OK button one by one to save settings.
set as default os link

2nd Method

  • If Windows 8 and Windows 7 has been installed on your computer then boot into Windows 8.
  • you find choose an Operating System message box during startup.
  • Click Choose default or other Options at the bottom of this box.

Dual boot screen on startup

  • A new dialog box is showing – Choose the default Operating System.

Chane the default os

  • In next dialog box (Choose a default Operating System). Click on Windows 8 Icon.

Choose Default windows 7 in dual boot

Now Windows 8 has set as default in dual booting options.

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Topics:  Windows 8