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Windows 7: Restore Image to a Certain Partition?

26 Apr 2012   #11
whs
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Right, if you have a Windows image including the 100MB partition (which is default with Windows imaging), then you have to go your route (repair the bootmgr).

I wonder whether one can fumble a bootmgr into the mounted C partition VHD using EasyBCD. Have to put that on my to do list.


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27 Apr 2012   #12
mjf

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You need the 3 boot elements not just the boot manager (bootmgr). Startup repair x3 will generally do this, however, when all I want to do is fix the 3 boot elements, I prefer to use the 3 bootrec commands. Provided the winload.exe is sitting there in the OS partition I haven't struck a problem.
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