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Windows 7: Please help me change the active partition

09 Dec 2011   #11
gregrocker

 

Did you click on the WIn7 HD so it lights up on the drive map, then see if Rebuild MBR shows up on the Disk dropdown tab?

Are you using PW bootable CD latest version?

If Rebuild MBR will not show up then Apply Marking Active step, reboot into Win7 DVD Repair console or REpair CD to run Startup Repair up to 3 separate times until Win7 starts.

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10 Dec 2011   #12
alexosm

windows 7
 
 

It works!!! Thank you all for the help!!
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10 Dec 2011   #13
gregrocker

 

Good work.

Did Rebuild MBR do it, or how many Startup Repairs?
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10 Dec 2011   #14
alexosm

windows 7
 
 

I wasn't able to select MBR, so I found the Windows 7 Cd, and on the second restart, Voila, it worked! Thanks for all your help !
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10 Dec 2011   #15
gregrocker

 

You can post back a screenshot of your Disk Mgmt drive map and listings, using Snipping Tool in Start Menu, if you want us to look it over.
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05 Jul 2012   #16
MarkRocketman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Help with Active Drive Partition Deletion

Hi Folks, I have contrived to get two active partitions on my PC! After a 2 week old hard drive (D: & F -) died I replaced (now F & G) it with an old drive that had previously been configured with XP and as a boot drive. I donít think it is acting as boot as drive C: has an active partition and boot and largely the computer runs fine with the exception of G not being search / index able? And there being a phantom path in the backup which I canít reset. So the question!
How do I remove the active setting on G: (it holds all the variable windows data) and will it lose all the data?
Im at that point where a little knowledge is dangerous and have seen some genius replies so thought I would ask and see if you could help me out.

See attached screen shot

Thanks for all input


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05 Jul 2012   #17
gregrocker

 

No it will not lose its data or anything other than the ability to boot any OS on the partition: Partition - Mark as Inactive - Windows 7 Forums.
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