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Windows 7: "Windows not installed on the drive from which it boots"

01 Oct 2013   #21
antares

Windows XP Professional SP3/Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by antares View Post
Hi Greg, let me explain again:
Where was this explained earlier? I repeatedly checked your original post for this RAID info.
Greg, you're right, sorry for that, my mistake.The reason for my confusion is that I posted separately the issue about cloning the RAID with Acronis (which initiated this related issue of bootmgr)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Did the cloning utility ask if you wanted C to be Active? That might explain why it became so.
No, Acronis TIH2014 did not prompt for that option

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
The installer will always attempt to plop the bootmgr on the largest partition it sees during installs. That's why when installing to a SSD is it important to disconnect HDDs since they are generally a lot bigger than the SSD is.
That's good to know!


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