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09 Aug 2009   #1

 
 
windows 7 boot problem

Hello, i installed windows 7 when i had 2 hard drives into computer,and now i cant remove one of them where is only the boot file, what can i do to run one disk alone with windows 7 without the second one??

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09 Aug 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

I know there has to be an easier way, and someone will surely point it out, but the sure fire way is to unplug the drive that you dont want associated with Windows 7, reinstall on the remaining drive, then plug the other drive back in.. Hope this helps..
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09 Aug 2009   #3

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
I know there has to be an easier way, and someone will surely point it out, but the sure fire way is to unplug the drive that you dont want associated with Windows 7, reinstall on the remaining drive, then plug the other drive back in.. Hope this helps..
yes i know this way it works, but i have to then reinstalling windows 7, what i dont want to do.

Hm maybe someone knows to solve this problem with this program EasyBcd?
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09 Aug 2009   #4

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rynio View Post
yes i know this way it works, but i have to then reinstalling windows 7, what i dont want to do.
In the words of Mick Jagger, "You cant always get what you want, but you get what you need."
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09 Aug 2009   #5

Window 7 build 7600, Xp pro(VM)
 
 

The drive you want to remove contains that 100 mb partition which contains the boot files, And the windows 7 is installed in another drive.
Am I correct??
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09 Aug 2009   #6

 
 

i have 2 drives 60gb and 500gb, im using for windows 7 500gb drives, and suddenly boot file has been installed on drive 60gb, want to change it to boot windows 7 from drive 500gb
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09 Aug 2009   #7

Window 7 build 7600, Xp pro(VM)
 
 

Ok first remove the 60 Gb drive.
Then Boot from the Windows 7 installation DVD and try start up repair.

This should fix the your problem without reinstalling windows 7.
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09 Aug 2009   #8

 
 

thank you so much it helped, i had to twice do that on repair, and now windows 7 run correctly!! I wanted to do that, because i had problems with my second disk, sometimes 2th hard disk switches off, and after turns on, also on first installed had to assign a letter to 2th hard disk, because windows 7 didnt see him.
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09 Aug 2009   #9

Window 7 build 7600, Xp pro(VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rynio View Post
thank you so much it helped, i had to twice do that on repair, and now windows 7 run correctly!! I wanted to do that, because i had problems with my second disk, sometimes 2th hard disk switches off, and after turns on, also on first installed had to assign a letter to 2th hard disk, because windows 7 didnt see him.
So your problem is fixed now?!..
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09 Aug 2009   #10

 
 

yes, i told about problems with my second hard drive, but problem is fixed
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