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Windows 7: Newly build PC hard drive problem

08 Jun 2012   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I would do a clean install with only one drive hooked up. That way every thing that should be on one drive to boot and run your operating system will be there. Then I would hood up the other drive and do a one pass wipe so it is clean and will not argue with the other drive. When your done Windows 7 and the System Reserve is on one drive as it should be and the second drive is there and clean for your storage.


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09 Jun 2012   #12
MatthewHirst

 
 

Thanks for the help people, i opted for the easy solution and found my C: and formatted it, and unplugged the Backup of music, software, games etc, and Re-installed windows, deleted the partition 'boot' from the wrong drive and made a system image of my C: with everything on, Thankyou for the help, and rep on its way!
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09 Jun 2012   #13
TheCyberMan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Glad to hear that your issue is succesfully resolved.
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