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Windows 7: Boot Drive Question

12 Aug 2009   #1

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Boot Drive Question

I recently installed Win7 x64 Retail (TechNet) on a 80Gb Intel SSD, with multiple other HDD's connected.

It seems the Windows installer left some critical boot files on Drive D:\ (Windows is installed on drive C:\). When I try to hot swap the D:\ drive out it freezes windows, or won't allow Windows to boot without it being connected.

I am wondering (aside from reinstalling Windows with no other HDD's present) if I can move those files, or run a command to have those files moved / redirected to the c:\ drive so I can hotswap the other drive out.

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12 Aug 2009   #2


Yes. Win7 will place some files on a separate volume when an SSD is the sys drive. My knowledge of this lacks specifics.
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