How to Disable New Metro Boot Loader and Bring Back Windows Vista and 7 Style Boot Loader in Windows 8

Disable New Metro Boot Loader in windows 8:

We all know that Microsoft has replaced the old boot loader with a new Metro in Windows 8 boot loader. The new boot loader is best and advanced than the previous boot loader on Windows Vista and Windows 7.

how to Disable New Metro Boot Loader in windows 8

But there is a problem with this new bootloader that occurs when dual boot between Windows 8 and any other previous version of Windows such as Windows Vista or 7.

If you have configured Windows 8 as default boot entry on your system, the first Windows 8 boot and OS installed on the new Metro boot loader to select are displayed after Windows 8 boot screen. It can be quite annoying if you want to boot in another version of Windows. First you should see Windows 8 boot screen and you can then select previous Windows operating system from the new Metro boot loader.

On the other hand in the previous boot loader, not boots OS installed until select you from the operating system boot loader list. It saves much time.

Today in this article, we will tell you how to disable the new Metro Boot Manager and return to Windows Vista and 7 style for Windows 8 boot loader.

How to Disable New Metro Boot Loader in windows 8

 

So if you also want to get Windows Vista and Windows 7 bootloader for Windows 8 classic style, follow these simple steps:

1. To disconnect the boot loader of new Metro that we will need to run a command at the system prompt.

2. Now type the following command and press ENTER:

bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy

You will get a message “the operation completed successfully”.

How to Disable New Metro Boot Loader in windows 8

That’s all. Reboot the system and you will see classic Windows Vista and 7 style for Windows 8 boot loader.

3. In the event that you want to re-enable the bootloader of Windows 8 Metro in the future, simply run following command in the command prompt:

bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy standard

Again you will get a message “the operation completed successfully”. Reboot and you will get the new Metro in Windows 8 boot loader.

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