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: New Hard Drive - I did something a little wrong

08 Jun 2010   #21
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

You can do it, the repair has to be done at least 3 times to completely move the boot files to the new partition and you have to re-start the PC between each of the repairs to complete the process.
This is the correct way to do it any way.




After you have the PC booting from J: you will have to do this below to remove the boot entry for C: and have only a single OS booting.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post

In the boot tab click to highlight C: and select the delete button and restart.

Name:  jjj.JPG
Views: 2
Size:  44.6 KB





My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

08 Jun 2010   #22
NewToit

Win 7
 
 

Thanks! I do not know how to mark a problem as solved. But, at this point it seems solved unless I do it wrong!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jun 2010   #23
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

I just reported it to be marked as solved.



You won't have any problems, just take your time and you'll be fine; we'll be here if you have any more questions!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 New Hard Drive - I did something a little wrong




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
What is wrong with my hard drive?
Hi, I have been having some issues with my computer: it's been operating extremely slowly and constantly hanging/freezing. My antivirus and malwarebytes would also freeze during the scan and never complete scanning, so I think my computer might be infected with something. Someone suggested that...
Hardware & Devices
Asus G73JH possible wrong hard drive swap
Ok so I recently picked up this laptop from some guy for fairly cheap for some light gaming. But once I got it I noticed that the storage hard drive was only 100 gb and that the os drive is 530 gb. I've owned a few laptops and computers in the past and it has always been the other way around. Is it...
Drivers
usb Hard Drive unplugged wrong, not showing up
if i go to Devices & Printers, it shows up if i go to Computer, it doesnt running Windows 7 thru Bootcamp on an iMac from 2009
Hardware & Devices
Windows re-install gone wrong; can't boot from Hard drive - Help
I installed a new HD and cloned my old drive onto it. MS then kept reporting that the windows installation was not genuine, but that is another story on another thread, and is given here only to provide a 'background'. I have therefore been trying to do a clean re-install windows 7 Home premium...
Installation & Setup
after system restore, new hard drive shows wrong size
Dell Inspiron E1505 running win7. Bought a new 500 Gb hard drive. I created a win7 system image from my old 50 Gb hard drive and restored it to the new drive, but now the new one is showing 50 Gb size with 412 Gb Unallocated! I tried to "extend volume" from win7 disk manager but the option...
Backup and Restore
Wrong Designation for External Hard Drive
My operating system is Windows 7 32 bit Home Premium. I have a Buffalo external hard disk drive which I use for backup. The computer "Properties" for this drive defaults to: ATAPI DVD/CD-ROM and Authenticated Users. I am unable to re-set the "Properties" to the desired: Buffalo HDD...
Hardware & Devices

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 04:56.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App