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: Various SSD dual-boot questions

25 Dec 2012   #11
golem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Not sure what I may have done differently this go-round but I decided to quick format and reinstall the image. It now converts whichever is the currently booted OS to the drive letter "C". That cures half of what I found a bit different compared to previous multi-boot systems. Now I just don't recall being able to view the other bootable partitions (as I currently do), seems they were always hidden until booted into. Chalk it up to having been Win98/XP or do I still have an anomaly?

Should add I did use the "Add New Entry" tab for inputing the bootable OS's on the first attempt. Can only assume I may have fat-fingered the auto drive lettering in Acronis.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
25 Dec 2012   #12
gregrocker

 

You should be able to see all other drives in Explorer. Only if the other drive letter is removed in Disk Mgmt do they become invisible.

If you didn't set Auto drive letter selection in Acronis it probably caused the first attempt to be lettered D. This is perfectly fine but for some reason nobody seems to want it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Dec 2012   #13
golem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Seems this one can be considered solved.

As I stated before Thanks again for your assistance. It is very much appreciated.

Merry Christmas! Best of the holidays and New Year to you!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

25 Dec 2012   #14
gregrocker

 

You're welcome and best wishes to you as well.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Various SSD dual-boot questions




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Elementary Dual Boot questions...
Hi there! I am about to dual boot my existing XP 32 bit with Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit, and i have some (rather elementary) questions. 1) I have 2 physical HDD, one where XP and all files are located and another where i only have an extension of Steam Library, with 2 games inside (main Steam...
Windows Updates & Activation
Dual boot of 7 and 7 clone questions
Hi, I have two WD Black 1TB drives I just moved off of Windows XP onto Windows 7 (which I am pretty impressed with so far). The way I backup my system internally is to make a sector by sector clone of boot system drive into the other with the True Image clone tool. Then I use MS Synctoy to sync...
Installation & Setup
dual boot reformat questions
So i have a dual boot system win7/xp set up now and want to reformat the c drive which has win 7 do i reformat this drive like any other drive and will i lose my dual boot settings? thanks
Installation & Setup
Win7 and XP dual boot questions
Hi everyone. This is my first time to do a build from ground up. I did skim through the installation threads but I cant seem to find ones that reflect my situation. I hope I can seek help here :cry: Im going for Home Premium 64 and XP pro SP1. Which is better to install first, Win7 or XP?...
Installation & Setup
A few questions about Dual Boot
I am considering dual-booting my Win 7 Pro laptop with Linux, but have a few questions. 1)Which distro would be the best? The laptops specs are: 2GHz T5750 C2D, 3GB RAM, GMA x3100. 2)How hard is dual boot to set up? I know I would need to install Linux on a seperate partition, do I just...
General Discussion
Some questions with dual boot
Hi all, I'm new to this forum. I am currently having a dual boot with Windows 7 RTM and Windows XP 32 bit on 2 different hdd. I have the student discount 7 Pro CD coming in hopefully next week and I'm planning to install it over the RTM. I want to know if I do the custom install, will it mess...
Installation & Setup


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 12:15.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App