Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: boot problem of windows 7 os

08 Nov 2010   #1

windows 7 enterprise
boot problem of windows 7 os

I have two hard disks in my computer one is SEAGATE 80GB IDE and another one is SEAGATE 320 GB SATA. I first installed windows XP professional in 80 gb hard disk and then i installed windows 7 enterprise in 320 gb hard disk while setting 80 gb as primary boot disk so if i boot from 80 gb my system works fine with dual boot configuration.but if i boot from 320gb hdd with disconnecting or with connectingthe 80 gb. i had problem saying NTLDR missing. So please help me how i could boot from windows 7 through 320gb hdd partion without 80 gb hdd.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Nov 2010   #2
Orbital Shark


Hi, welcome to the forums

You may find this tutorial handy.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Nov 2010   #3


Unplug the 80gb and swap its cable to 320gb or set 320 as first HD to boot in BIOS setup.

Boot the Win7 DVD, press Shift F10 to open a Command Line, mark 320gb Win7 partition Active: Partition - Mark as Active

Close Command Line, continue booting into Repair console to run Startup Repair up to 3 separate times with reboots until Win7 starts on its own: Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

When you plug 80gb back in, boot it via one-time BIOS boot menu key.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 boot problem of windows 7 os

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 Boot problem
So I turned off my pc last night,and turned it back on today but can't get into windows..It says starting windows and logo appears,and then crashes and pc restarts.I got into safe mode,but still I get black screen with cursor only,I ran some tests and everything is fine,no error..Help please
General Discussion
Windows 7 boot problem and installation problem.
When I try to boot into windows 7, it keeps running the boot fixing thing. After its finished it runs again. So I decided to re install windows 7. But I need more storage to install it. How can I boot into windows 7 when it cant get fixed by boot solver or it cant be re installed?
Installation & Setup
Bad Windows 7 Boot Problem
I search all over and have not found anyone with the same boot problem. Win 7 will not boot. I get different blue screen error messages. I tried to boot with install DVD to repair. The files load but my laptop just reboots. Same thing booting without the install DVD and trying to repair. When...
BSOD Help and Support
Windows Boot Problem
Hey all, Just to start with This is not about the PC in my Specs :D Right to business.. I've been having a problem with a Pc i built a couple months back, it has now stopped booting properly. I can Boot into Ubuntu Live Cd But that doesn't Help the issue.
Hardware & Devices
Windows 7 boot problem
Here's the situation: I had XP installed on a single hard drive. I bought a second hard drive and installed Windows 7 on it. After formatting the old XP drive, I could not boot. I tried bootrec and the built in startup repair, neither worked. I ended up having to install windows 7 again on...
Installation & Setup
Windows boot up problem in dual boot(win 7 & OSx86)
I was having win 7 RTM and i tried to installl OSx86 in second hard disk after few failure i successfully installed OSx86 in my secondary had disk now the problem is that i cant boot win 7 i changed boot order i tried windows 7 disk repair but both failed im getting some Boot mldr...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:34.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App