Grub2Win Alternatives for Windows

Popular Alternatives to Grub2Win for Windows. Explore 14 Windows apps like Grub2Win, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

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The list of alternatives was last updated: 1/3/2018 9:58:00 AM

Alternatives to Grub2Win for Windows with any license

  • GRUB

    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. Briefly, boot loader is the first software program that runs when a computer starts. It is responsible for loading and transferring control to the operating system kernel software (such as the Hurd or the Linux). The kernel, in turn, initializes the rest of the operating system (e.g. GNU).

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris ... OpenSolaris

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  • EasyBCD

    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. Setting up and configuring Windows boot entries is simple, and there is no easier way to quickly boot right into Linux, Mac OS X, or BSD straight from the Windows Vista bootloader - on the fly, no expert knowledge needed! EasyBCD is geared for users of all kinds.

    Free Personal Windows

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  • GRUB4DOS and WINGRUB

    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.

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  • VMLite VBoot

    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 makes multiple boots extremly simple. You simply copy a single file to a physical computer, and it can boot to the OS contained inside that file.

    Commercial Windows Linux

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  • EasyUEFI

    EFI/UEFI boot option management EasyUEFI owns comprehensive EFI/UEFI boot option management functions, such as create, delete, edit, clean up, backup and restore EFI/UEFI boot options, specifies an one-time boot entry for the next restart, or change EFI/UEFI boot order, all these operations done under Windows without entering BIOS setup.

    Freemium Windows

  • BootIt Bare Metal

    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. Manage your partitions, install and boot multiple operating systems with ease, back up and restore partitions or entire drives – all this and more, using BootIt Bare Metal. Taking its roots from its highly successful predecessor, BootIt Next Generation ( http://alternativeto .

    Commercial Windows

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  • Chameleon Bootloader

    Chameleon is a boot loader for Mac OS X. It seems that standard boot loaders for Mac OS X either lack many cool features, or have many cool features, but are closed-sourced. With Chameleon you can have all benefits of features while you can inspect/bugfix/extend the codebase. Mac OS X needed for original boot can be installed to USB.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • OSL2000 Boot Manager

    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.

    Commercial Windows

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  • DualBootPRO

    A boot editor for the Windows 7/Vista bootloader. Takes the pain out of BCDEDIT. The logical and easy to use DualBootPRO interface makes it easy for both the novice and advanced user. No complex command line application editing. DualBootPRO was created to simplify the boot manager of Windows 7 or Windows Vista, allowing users to easily modify entries in the boot configuration file.

    Commercial Windows

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  • burg

    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. It also has a highly configurable menu system which works in both text and graphic mode.

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • bootcfg

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

    Commercial Windows

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  • Extended Operating System Loader

    Written in C++ and licensed under GNU GPL, XOSL (eXtended Operating System Loader) is a user-friendly, window-based graphical boot manager handling large disks and over 30 different operating systems. Some features...

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  • Partita 2000

    Partita 2000 is a tiny boot manager with a Y2K patch for old BIOSes. It features a timed autoboot and can automatically change partition type to hidden for selected partitions when loading a given OS.

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer updated. Last version can be still downloaded from the official website, in the Early Work section.

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