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Windows 7: W7 wont boot after ghost image restore on new harddisk

01 Apr 2010   #21

Windows 7 & XP

One more reminder, the Windows 7 Product Key need to be changed after a system clone.
Only 1 product key can exist in 1 PC at a time.

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16 Jul 2010   #22

windows 7
windows 7 failed to load after ghost

Hi if you have ghosted a machine with a windows 7 image and when image has finished been transfered you get a error message informing you that it can not find partiton.

Boot your machine up using bartPE cd and type the following form a command propmt.


then type

bcdedit /set {default} device partition=c:
bcdedit /set {default} osdevice partition=c:
bcdedit /set {bootmgr} device partition=c:

windows 7 will boot to start up menu.
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11 Feb 2011   #23

Windows 7 Professional x64
Free Pratition Tool...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Use free Partition Wizard bootable CD which is more compatible with Windows 7.

Thank you for this link and the information found within.
This tool was quite helpful, straightforward and user friendly.
Right on the money...! It worked like a charm!

Thanks again and have a nice day.
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