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Grub2Win Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Grub2Win for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is GRUB, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Grub2Win and 13 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Grub2Win are EasyBCD, EasyUEFI, GRUB4DOS and WINGRUB and VMLite VBoot.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

Safely dual boot Windows and Linux without touching the Windows MBR.

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  1. GRUB icon

    GRUB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris
    • OpenSolaris

    GNU GRUB is a multiboot boot loader. It was derived from GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, which was originally designed and implemented by Erich Stefan Boleyn.

    GRUB in non-graphical mode
  2. EasyBCD icon

    EasyBCD

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    EasyBCD is NeoSmart Technologies multiple award-winning answer to tweaking Windows bootloader. With EasyBCD, almost anything is possible, e.g. to boot a Win7-VHD-image.

    EasyBCD Home


  3. EasyUEFI

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Manage EFI/UEFI Boot Options & Manage EFI System Partitions & Fix EFI/UEFI Boot Issues.

    Screenshot
  4. GRUB4DOS and WINGRUB icon

    GRUB4DOS and WINGRUB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    GRUB for DOS is the dos extension of GRUB. It enables dos users to run the configuration console directly in real mode. The project also contains an utility called WINGRUB, an GUI intends to help configuring and installing GRUB in the WINDOWS environment.

    Discontinued

    It was last updated in 2013.

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  5. VMLite VBoot icon

    VMLite VBoot

    • Windows
    • Linux

    VBoot allows you to boot a physical computer from a single virtual disk file in VHD/VMDK/VDI/Raw format. Each file contains a single operating system. It supports Windows 2000, Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 2003 Server, 2008 Server and Linux 2.6, 32- and 64-bit.

    VBoot boot entry can be easily added to XP-,2003-,Vista-,Win7 boot manager


  6. Gag

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    GAG (initials, in spanish, of Graphical Boot Manager) is a Boot Manager program. It's loaded when the computer is turned on and allows you to choose the operating system you want to use.

    Discontinued

    The latest version (4.10) is from 2008.

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  7. BootIt Bare Metal icon

    BootIt Bare Metal

    • Windows

    BootIt Bare Metal is a boot manager and partition manager software utility. Whither you want to do non-destructive repartitioning or boot multiple operating systems, this is the product for you.

    Edit Boot Menu Item
  8. OSL2000 Boot Manager icon

    OSL2000 Boot Manager

    • Windows

    OSL2000 is an advanced multi boot manager. Using OSL2000 boot manager, you can directly install, boot and manage upto 100 independent OSs in your computer.

    Main Menu
  9. burg

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Burg is a brand-new boot loader based on GRUB. It uses a new object format which allows it to be built in a wider range of OS, including Linux/Windows/OSX/FreeBSD, etc.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer maintained. Last version, released on 18 October 2010, can be still downloaded from Google Code.

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  10. bootcfg

    • Windows

    Used to edit boot configuration data on Windows systems. Predecessor of bcdedit. Found on Windows XP and prior versions.

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