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Windows 7: My data partition is Active?

31 Jan 2012   #11
theog

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

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Guys, you are wasting your time with this OP. He should have done what he was told in this thread: Can't delete my data partition or format it
Did you read WHS's tutorial?

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Your Data Partition has your System inside it. That's the problem, somehow move the Data Partition to your main Drive (I don't know how) or reinstall.


No it doesn't, look close my System is my C drive and my data is my G drive


Your boot files are on G:



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It is exactly as I suspected. Your bootmgr is sitting on partition G and gets automatically imaged with the system. Run these 4 steps and move the bootmgr to C.




Look at your screenshot.



Attachment 195874



G: is ACTIVE.



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31 Jan 2012   #12
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

No, you need to do what whs suggested in your previous thread: Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD

People give you advice, but if you choose to ignore it you can't blame them for bailing out.
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31 Jan 2012   #13
lostsoul62

Windows 7 x64 RC1, Vista Ultimate, XP Pro
 
 

[QUOTE=seavixen32;1772857]No, you need to do what whs suggested in your previous thread: Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD

Your right, I use easybcd and now my C drive is active. Thank You. I'm sorry if I wasn't paying attention. I was running around panicking. I suffer from anxiety. I’m just going to have to learn to take it slower and take one step at a time. Sorry guys if I gave you a hard time because I know you were only trying to help me. Thanks.
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31 Jan 2012   #14
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

It is never too late to learn.
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31 Jan 2012   #15
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

[QUOTE=lostsoul62;1772889]
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
No, you need to do what whs suggested in your previous thread: Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD

Your right, I use easybcd and now my C drive is active. Thank You. I'm sorry if I wasn't paying attention. I was running around panicking. I suffer from anxiety. Iím just going to have to learn to take it slower and take one step at a time. Sorry guys if I gave you a hard time because I know you were only trying to help me. Thanks.
It takes a big man to say sorry, so you are to be commended for that.

Pleased to hear your problem has been solved by following whs's excellent advice and thanks for the update.
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31 Jan 2012   #16
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

The cavalry beat me to it. Glad you resolved your problem Lost Soul.
EasyBCD isn't the most common way to solve your problem but a nice way to do it nonetheless.

For the sake of others - Microsoft terminology can lead to some confusion.
The partition marked "system" does not mean Operating system it actually means it contains key Boot files.
The partition marked "Boot" contains the Operating system.
Many third party software products will use the more logical reverse definition.
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