Windows Server 2008 system cannot start in a dual boot system with Windows 7 system

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If a Windows Server 2008 IA-64 system is installed on a computer that has Windows 7 system installed to make a dual boot system, the Windows Server 2008 IA-64 system cannot start.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Important Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, only one of these products may be listed on the “Hotfix Request” page. To request the hotfix package that applies to both Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, just select the product that is listed on the page.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Server 2008 installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information notes

The .manifest files and the .mum files that are installed in each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows Server 2008" section. These files and their associated .cat (security catalog) files are critical to maintaining the state of the updated component. The .cat files are signed with a Microsoft digital signature. The attributes of these security files are not listed.
For all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Winload.efi6.0.6001.221841,938,48821-May-200803:48Not Applicable
Note This hotfix is required to be installed before you install Windows 7.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
More information
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Additional file information for Windows Server 2008

Additional files for all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ia64_microsoft-windows-b..environment-windows_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22184_none_697159b3a6238bc3.manifestNot Applicable6,46521-May-200804:22Not Applicable
Ia64_microsoft-windows-b..vironment-os-loader_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22184_none_5b5f7cbb85ffcdf2.manifestNot Applicable3,95621-May-200804:21Not Applicable
Package_for_kb953197_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~ Applicable1,42521-May-200821:30Not Applicable
Package_for_kb953197_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~ Applicable1,42721-May-200821:30Not Applicable
Package_for_kb953197_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~ Applicable1,42921-May-200821:30Not Applicable
Package_for_kb953197_server~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~ Applicable1,43521-May-200821:30Not Applicable
Package_for_kb953197_winpesrv_0~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~ Applicable1,42621-May-200821:30Not Applicable
Package_for_kb953197_winpesrv~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~ Applicable1,43421-May-200821:30Not Applicable

Article ID: 953197 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 02:31:07 - Revision: 3.0

Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems

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