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Windows 7: Secondary drive left plugged in during install

10 Mar 2012   #11
Kaktussoft

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to delete the useless bootmenu entry:
Post output of:
bcdedit /enum all
Do this from Elevated Command Prompt


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10 Mar 2012   #12
mortalCoil

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

OK so an update. I tried getting screen shots from within the BIOS and couldn't do it. But I can tell you that now in the configuration for my UEFI/BIOS my SSD comes up as a boot option and well as the boot menu (how or why these are two separate things is beyond me). I still can't boot into Windows without the HDD plugged in.

Also, when I do try without the HDD, Nero Boot Loader 6.0 comes up with a DOS kernal, which then loads this program in console:

Driver Disk Preparer
Model Name: P67 Extreme 4 <--my mother board
Select Source
1 Generate the RAID/AHCI driver diskette for Intel P67 chipset.
2 Generate the AHCI driver diskette for Marvell SATA 3.0
3 Exit

I haven't tried options 1 or 2. I don't even know what this is for.

Maybe I can unplug my HDD and just try to repair or re-install Windows on my SSD? If I do that, then when I plug in my HDD, won't I have a problem with those boot loading files still on it?
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10 Mar 2012   #13
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mortalCoil View Post
OK so an update. I tried getting screen shots from within the BIOS and couldn't do it. But I can tell you that now in the configuration for my UEFI/BIOS my SSD comes up as a boot option and well as the boot menu (how or why these are two separate things is beyond me). I still can't boot into Windows without the HDD plugged in.

Also, when I do try without the HDD, Nero Boot Loader 6.0 comes up with a DOS kernal, which then loads this program in console:

Driver Disk Preparer
Model Name: P67 Extreme 4 <--my mother board
Select Source
1 Generate the RAID/AHCI driver diskette for Intel P67 chipset.
2 Generate the AHCI driver diskette for Marvell SATA 3.0
3 Exit

I haven't tried options 1 or 2. I don't even know what this is for.

Maybe I can unplug my HDD and just try to repair or re-install Windows on my SSD? If I do that, then when I plug in my HDD, won't I have a problem with those boot loading files still on it?
forget nero boot loader now!! So bios has ssd as boot option... nice
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10 Mar 2012   #14
mortalCoil

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /enum all
Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier {bootmgr}
device partition=E:
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
inherit {globalsettings}
default {current}
resumeobject {214fcf45-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
displayorder {current}
{214fcf42-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
toolsdisplayorder {memdiag}
timeout 30
Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {214fcf42-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
device unknown
path \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows 7
locale en-US
inherit {bootloadersettings}
recoverysequence {214fcf43-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
recoveryenabled Yes
osdevice unknown
systemroot \Windows
resumeobject {214fcf41-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
nx OptIn
Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {214fcf43-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {current}
device partition=C:
path \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows 7
locale en-US
inherit {bootloadersettings}
recoverysequence {214fcf47-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
recoveryenabled Yes
osdevice partition=C:
systemroot \Windows
resumeobject {214fcf45-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
nx OptIn
Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {214fcf47-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
device ramdisk=[C:]\Recovery\214fcf47-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f783
6a\Winre.wim,{214fcf48-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
path \windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows Recovery Environment
inherit {bootloadersettings}
osdevice ramdisk=[C:]\Recovery\214fcf47-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f783
6a\Winre.wim,{214fcf48-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
systemroot \windows
nx OptIn
winpe Yes
Resume from Hibernate
---------------------
identifier {214fcf41-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
device unknown
path \Windows\system32\winresume.exe
description Windows Resume Application
locale en-US
inherit {resumeloadersettings}
filedevice unknown
filepath \hiberfil.sys
debugoptionenabled No
Resume from Hibernate
---------------------
identifier {214fcf45-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
device partition=C:
path \Windows\system32\winresume.exe
description Windows Resume Application
locale en-US
inherit {resumeloadersettings}
filedevice partition=C:
filepath \hiberfil.sys
debugoptionenabled No
Windows Memory Tester
---------------------
identifier {memdiag}
device partition=E:
path \boot\memtest.exe
description Windows Memory Diagnostic
locale en-US
inherit {globalsettings}
badmemoryaccess Yes
EMS Settings
------------
identifier {emssettings}
bootems Yes
Debugger Settings
-----------------
identifier {dbgsettings}
debugtype Serial
debugport 1
baudrate 115200
RAM Defects
-----------
identifier {badmemory}
Global Settings
---------------
identifier {globalsettings}
inherit {dbgsettings}
{emssettings}
{badmemory}
Boot Loader Settings
--------------------
identifier {bootloadersettings}
inherit {globalsettings}
{hypervisorsettings}
Hypervisor Settings
-------------------
identifier {hypervisorsettings}
hypervisordebugtype Serial
hypervisordebugport 1
hypervisorbaudrate 115200
Resume Loader Settings
----------------------
identifier {resumeloadersettings}
inherit {globalsettings}
Device options
--------------
identifier {214fcf44-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
description Ramdisk Options
ramdisksdidevice unknown
ramdisksdipath \Recovery\214fcf43-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a\boot.sdi
Device options
--------------
identifier {214fcf48-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
description Ramdisk Options
ramdisksdidevice partition=C:
ramdisksdipath \Recovery\214fcf47-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a\boot.sdi
C:\Windows\system32>
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10 Mar 2012   #15
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

of course you have to set ssd as first boot device btw
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10 Mar 2012   #16
mortalCoil

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
of course you have to set ssd as first boot device btw
In the BIOS? It is. In fact my HDD isn't even showing up now as a boot device. It's like it got replaced by the SSD, but still has the boot files.

Man this is a mess.

To everyone reading this post: If you want Windows to exist on one drive and use another for data, do NOT leave it plugged in on install.
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10 Mar 2012   #17
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

bcdedit /displayorder {current}
bcdedit /default {current}
bcdedit /delete {214fcf43-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
bcdedit /delete {214fcf42-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
bcdedit /delete {214fcf41-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}

so only display the current active OS in bootmenu
make it the default
delete all ID's in BCD-store pointing to unknown device (old SSD)
Post bcdedit/enum all afterwards
dir c:\boot
dir c:\boot\memtest.exe

Does memtest.exe exists? (hidden system file)
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10 Mar 2012   #18
mortalCoil

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /displayorder {current}
The operation completed successfully.
C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /default {current}
The operation completed successfully.
C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /delete {214fcf43-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
The operation completed successfully.
C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /delete {214fcf42-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
The operation completed successfully.
C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /delete {214fcf41-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
An error occurred while attempting to delete the specified entry.
The system cannot find the file specified.
C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit/enum
Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier {bootmgr}
device partition=E:
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
inherit {globalsettings}
default {current}
resumeobject {214fcf45-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
displayorder {current}
toolsdisplayorder {memdiag}
timeout 30
Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {current}
device partition=C:
path \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows 7
locale en-US
inherit {bootloadersettings}
recoverysequence {214fcf47-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
recoveryenabled Yes
osdevice partition=C:
systemroot \Windows
resumeobject {214fcf45-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}
nx OptIn
C:\Windows\system32>
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10 Mar 2012   #19
mortalCoil

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

C:\Windows\system32>dir c:\boot
Volume in drive C has no label.
Volume Serial Number is 0A62-9711
Directory of c:\
File Not Found
C:\Windows\system32>dir c:\boot\memtest.exe
The system cannot find the file specified.
C:\Windows\system32>

Doesn't look like it.
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10 Mar 2012   #20
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

bcdedit/enum all
instead of bcdedit/enum
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