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GAG Graphical Boot Manager

by Integrity / January 28, 2009 2:11 AM PST

Have dual boot XP PRO & Vista OS's currently on my HD. Looking to add my downloaded Win 7 RC1, and possibly Linux in the future. I assume the Linux would negate the use of VistaBootPro for a manager. GAG is a freeware open source program. For anyone that desires to investigate it, the URL follows:

http://gag.sourceforge.net/

Has anyone tried it yet or has anyone found another freeware comparable manager ?

Thanks in advance!

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Vista Ultimate & XP Pro & Win 2000
by rshunter / January 28, 2009 1:25 PM PST

I too am curious about the install of GAG 4.1 .... trying to figure out how to get it to work with Vista, XP, Win2K already installed as a multi-boot on the same hd .... partitions C:, D:, E: .... I wish to replace the Vista boot menu .... but unable to bypass the Win2K & XP boot.ini file with GAG ... GAG sits on top of the Vista and the XP & Win 2000 boot menu .... if I select XP then GAG takes me to the XP-Win2K boot menu ... not directly to the D: partition ..... same goes for Win2K .... takes me to the XP-Win2K menu not the E: partition ....... I can still select and run the OS but I now have two layers of menu .... any help or guidance appreciated.

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GAG, OS2000 and other loaders.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 29, 2009 1:24 AM PST
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Thanks Bob ....but
by Integrity / February 10, 2009 12:03 AM PST

Observation of OS2000:

http://www.osloader.com/register.htm

Not the optimum recommendation for people living on a 4 digit fixed annual income, [ due to screwed up jokers and clueless judges ], in my case.

I therefore prefer the BLESSINGS of FREEWARE !

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What is the difference between the registered and the
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 10, 2009 2:37 AM PST
In reply to: Thanks Bob ....but

"What is the difference between the registered and the unregistered version?

* The unregistered version has a minor nag screen. No other differences."

You can use it for free too.
Bob

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Diff = Oversight
by Integrity / February 12, 2009 1:31 AM PST

Never downloaded it till last night since I assumed, WRONGLY, that the license was required to activate the downloaded program.

Thanks for info.

Test installation was easy but the Vista select brought me to the MS menu to select Vista or old XP Windows. Shall know more when I get my new White Label HD & install my 3 0r 4 OS's to try Win 7 & Linux.

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