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how can i uninstall a second win 7 install or just turn off windows boot manager?
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Windows doesn't have an uninstall option, however you can do this:
  1. Press WinKey + Pause/Break (or right-click My Computer and choose Properties)
  2. Click "Advanced system settings"
  3. Click the third "Settings..." button down (the one in the "Startup and Recovery" section)
  4. Disable "Time to display list of operating systems" (or set the value to 0)
  5. Click OK

I haven't tried this myself to see if it works, but it might. So I recommend trying it.
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how can i uninstall a second win 7 install or just turn off windows boot manager?
Last I knew Windows dosen't have a way to delete itself. If you put them on different partitions you can wipe the partition that the 2nd install is on, and then to modify the boot loader as of Windows Vista (I'm pretty sure?) the boot order was moved from boot.ini to a program called BCDEdit. I'm hardly an expert on BCDEdit, but this guide might help you out:
http://www.windows7home.net/how-to-u...-in-windows-7/
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you have to use bcdedit.exe in the command prompt to delete the boot loader for the second Windows 7 OS
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rep to y'all! thanks!
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