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Windows 7: How To Make new hdd that you just bought as primary bootable

30 Aug 2014   #1
junqi89

windows 7 64bit
 
 
How To Make new hdd that you just bought as primary bootable

Hi All, i got 2 hdd. previously first hdd was my primary. recently i bought a new hard disk. so i clone 1st hdd image into the new one that i just bought. I then put the one that i just bought as the primary. In other words i swap the hdd between both. When i try to boot up. it still boot up the 2nd hdd anyone know why ? can advise me on this ?


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30 Aug 2014   #2
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by junqi89 View Post
Hi All, i got 2 hdd. previously first hdd was my primary. recently i bought a new hard disk. so i clone 1st hdd image into the new one that i just bought. I then put the one that i just bought as the primary. In other words i swap the hdd between both. When i try to boot up. it still boot up the 2nd hdd anyone know why ? can advise me on this ?
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31 Aug 2014   #3
jgiels

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I'd start by starting system with only one drive installed. Make your cloned drive with boot.
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31 Aug 2014   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I like bigmck idea. Lets have a look see.

This tutorial by Golden should be helpful.

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