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Windows 7: Possible to covert a plain system part. copy to ISO and make bootable?

24 Aug 2012   #81
Kaktussoft

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Download this bootsect7600x86.zip
Open that zip file. inside is an exe file. Put that exe file in C:\windows\system32 on winxp system

Tell me when done.
When done:
close windows explorer and close all open files on D (if any).

in command prompt:
Code:
bootsect/nt60  D:  /force
bootsect/nt60  D:  /force  /mbr
Both successfull?
This puts the win7 MBR on physical disk. First command updates the "volume bootsector" of D, so it loads bootmgr (instead of winxp ntldr).


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24 Aug 2012   #82
Dali362

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Download this bootsect7600x86.zip
Open that zip file. inside is an exe file. Put that exe file in C:\windows\system32 on winxp system

Tell me when done.
When done:
close windows explorer and close all open files on D (if any).

in command prompt:
Code:
bootsect/nt60  D:  /force
bootsect/nt60  D:  /force  /mbr
Both successfull?
This puts the win7 MBR on physical disk. First command updates the "volume bootsector" of D, so it loads bootmgr (instead of winxp ntldr).
I had better cherck with you before I do something wrong. I downloaded the bootsect7600x86 (44kb zipped), unzipped it and it gave me a program bootsect (101kb), but I cannot extract any exe file from this, or is bootsect the exe file you mean? So do I just put "bootsect" in C:\windows\system32 (on a XP system)?
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24 Aug 2012   #83
Kaktussoft

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If bootsect.exe is on C:\windows\system32 on winxp machine it's fine.
Do the 2 commands and post results
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24 Aug 2012   #84
Dali362

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Im afraid I got stuck again, , I try to put "bootsect" (in C:\WINDOWS\system32>bootsect) then RETURN and get the message bootsect is not a valid command. As I mentioned above, after unzipping the downloaded file, I get a bootsect program, on my list, but no ending .exe , is something wrong? Trying to work out this (unsuccesfully) took me quite a long time.
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24 Aug 2012   #85
Kaktussoft

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sure you're in c:\windows\system32 on winxp?

Dir bootsect.*

what is the exact name and size?
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24 Aug 2012   #86
Kaktussoft

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103.312 is the filesize as seen: DIR bootsect

24-08-2012 16:35 103.312 bootsect.exe
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24 Aug 2012   #87
Dali362

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
sure you're in c:\windows\system32 on winxp?

Dir bootsect.*

what is the exact name and size?

Heres the screenshot, I have an unpleasant that feeling Im out of the way and am lost now , am not sure what you mean by the above Dir bootsect.*



-bootsect-problem-screen-shot.jpg


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24 Aug 2012   #88
Kaktussoft

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In windows explorer you don't see extensions like xls, doc, exe etc!!! Unless you enable it.
Do it in command prompt!!

Code:
 
C:
CD \windows\system32
dir bootsect
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24 Aug 2012   #89
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dali362 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
sure you're in c:\windows\system32 on winxp?

Dir bootsect.*

what is the exact name and size?

Heres the screenshot, I have an unpleasant that feeling Im out of the way and am lost now , am not sure what you mean by the above Dir bootsect.*



Attachment 228041
It isn't there!! You did place it somewhere else, or didn't place it at all
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24 Aug 2012   #90
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Code:
dir/s c:\bootsect
dir/s d:\bootsect
Where the heck did you place it?
You did by using usb stick? Do it again
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