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Windows 7: Secondary drive left plugged in during install

10 Mar 2012   #21
Kaktussoft

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

copy folder boot from E to C
it's a hidden folder. Just for memtest so no that important


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10 Mar 2012   #22
mortalCoil

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

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}
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
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 {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   #23
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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bcdedit/delete {214fcf44-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a}

has to be deleted as well. Not realy important but it's anused entry to old ssd
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10 Mar 2012   #24
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

bootmgr points to E what we gonna fix

but also
identifier {memdiag}
device partition=E:
path \boot\memtest.exe
description Windows Memory Diagnostic
locale en-US
inherit {globalsettings}
badmemoryaccess Yes
EMS Settings

gonna fix that later. have you already copied boot folder?
Al fine so far. try to reboot it should work with only 1 boot option. most likely it just continues automatically.
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10 Mar 2012   #25
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

I assume all is fine by now. Now install free easy and copy bootfiles from E to C
Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD
post diskmanagement after doing the transfer and after reboot
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10 Mar 2012   #26
mortalCoil

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
bootmgr points to E what we gonna fix

but also
identifier {memdiag}
device partition=E:
path \boot\memtest.exe
description Windows Memory Diagnostic
locale en-US
inherit {globalsettings}
badmemoryaccess Yes
EMS Settings

gonna fix that later. have you already copied boot folder?
Al fine so far. try to reboot it should work with only 1 boot option. most likely it just continues automatically.
bcdedit/delete {214fcf44-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a} Done, executed sucessfully.

Yes I have memtest copied. Do you want me to run it? Or is it just needed on C? Also, I tried a restart and it does boot Windows automatically! Ok, one problem solved. I'm going to move the bootmgr now.
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10 Mar 2012   #27
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
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
bootmgr points to E what we gonna fix

but also
identifier {memdiag}
device partition=E:
path \boot\memtest.exe
description Windows Memory Diagnostic
locale en-US
inherit {globalsettings}
badmemoryaccess Yes
EMS Settings

gonna fix that later. have you already copied boot folder?
Al fine so far. try to reboot it should work with only 1 boot option. most likely it just continues automatically.
bcdedit/delete {214fcf44-51fd-11e1-984e-fd8647f7836a} Done, executed sucessfully.

Yes I have memtest copied. Do you want me to run it or restart and check the boot option?
check if it boots fine. No menu? only 1 option?

All entries have been cleaned and is working. check it
last trick is easybcd I told you a few minutes ago.

post diskmanagement and bcdedit/enum all output when all done. Have to go now
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10 Mar 2012   #28
mortalCoil

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Secondary drive left plugged in during install-capture3.gif

So that looks fine now.

and:

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C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit/enum all
Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier {bootmgr}
device boot
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
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 {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 boot
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 {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   #29
gregrocker

 

This is a good example of what happens when all other HD's are not unplugged during install. Your boot files were derailed to the HD since the installer or repairs writes them to the first Active partition.

So in the current config if you run Repairs it will again derail them to the HDD unless you correctly mark it Inactive: Partition - Mark as Inactive - Windows 7 Forums

Only an OS partition should be marked Active to avoid these problems.

The easiest way to move the boot files is to mark the partition Active, make sure it's SSD/HD is set first to boot in BIOS setup, unplug all other HD's then run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times.

In your case I would also swap the cables between Disks 0 and 1 so that if HDD becomes marked Active again it cannot interfere. Make sure SSD remains set to boot first in BIOS setup.
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10 Mar 2012   #30
mortalCoil

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Thanks gregrocker for the info. Good to know next time. I like the SSD/HDD setup for speed but it can still be a little advanced for us laymen.

And much thanks to Kaktussoft for helping me with this issue! I would've been spinning my wheels or losing my data if you didn't take the time to assist me.

So as a wrap I just want to summerize that there is only one boot option for Windows 7 now, and if I leave my HDD unplug it boots correctly into my SSD. My problems have been solved. Cheers guys, this site is awesome.
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