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Windows 7: Restore under Free Macrium - To a different HDD?

12 May 2011   #21

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Thanks for the update - glad you got it working.

You really shouldn't have needed to do that - macrium ought to have updated the bcd entry for you.

Q1. No

Q2. Yes - the way you have it set up. (It sounds like the drives are booting independently from your post)

Again, macrium should really have added a boot menu entry for the restored drive - to the existing drive's bcd - so you could choose via windows boot menu.

Don't know why macrium failed to do that - ( it couldn't do it if the "existing" drive had been disconnected during restore of course ).

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