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: Moving System Reserved partition to a different drive

17 Feb 2014   #11
Lurchibald

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for the reply, but it doesn't seem like it'll matter for much longer, I just looked at my OS drive with HD Tune and it seems like it has a Current Pending Sector error... Looks like a new drive is in order, I'll just have to make sure to connect it to the Disk 0 sata port when I install.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
17 Feb 2014   #12
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

And have any other drives unplugged.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Feb 2014   #13
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

My solution for this problem is to copy the bootmgr to C. That is the easiest and fastest solution.

Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

22 Apr 2015   #14
chris89

WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE 64BIT
 
 

Hi I have an issue unusual but I suppose usual for the intel q965 platform and ide mode. I'm running a Sil 3114 4-port on IDE bios to get it to work on the HP DC7700.

Anyway this is how it looks and does the reserved partition need to be before c: or is it okay to have it after? By creating a 100MB partition on c: after since you can't move the partitions before being c: windows. Then just copying the partition system reserved to the new 100MB partition I created on the windows drive?

[IMG]http://www.**************/view/gk3ld4sj67y3ki3/Untitled.jpg[/IMG]

Thanks
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Apr 2015   #15
gregrocker

 

Please attach your Disk Mgmt screenshot using the paper clip icon in reply box.

Is there some reason you didn't want Bootmgr on C or couldn't move it there following tutorial two posts above?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Apr 2015   #16
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Please use this tutorial by Golden to post Disk Management .
That will give greg a good look see what you have.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Apr 2015   #17
chris89

WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE 64BIT
 
 

Well it was super easy, booted to Hiren's 15.1 v2 with Acronis Disk Director. Simply resize C: giving the required 100.0MB before and not after. Copy, Apply, Done and Done.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Moving System Reserved partition to a different drive




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Need help moving System Reserved partition from 3TB HDD to SSD.
Today I bought a brand new 3TB HDD and a 240GB SSD. I tried to install windows to the SSD, however it has taken it upon itself to install a 100mb System Reserved partition to my HDD. Normally this wouldnt seem like a problem, however I can't access 764.52GB of this new drive. My questions are as...
General Discussion
Moving 100MB 'System Reserved' partition to regain unallocated space
I'm running Windows 7 Home 64bit on a Compaq Presario CQ61 laptop. I have a 120GB SSD drive (C) with only Windows operating system and program files. I have a 320GB HDD drive (D) in place of my DVD drive which holds all my documents. Following a foolish adventure with Linux which forced me to...
General Discussion
System reserved partition (system, active) on Slave drive
Current Master Drive (C:) : OCZ-VERT EX2 SCSI (my SATA Drive) - 60 GB Current Slave Drive (D:) : WDC WD10EARS-00Y5B1 ATA - 1 TB My computer used to have a boot file set on my slave drive, but OS installed on my master. So i eventually reformatted it so that my boot AND OS was installed on my...
General Discussion
System Reserved partition on wrong drive.
Hello, I recently bought a SSD to install my OS on it and use my HDD for other files. But when I tried to install the OS with only the SSD, it gave me an error: “No bootable partition” Then I tried with my HDD and SSD together and then it gave me the error: “Cannot boot from cd: code 5” So...
Installation & Setup
Moving "System Reserved" partition
Hi all I've two Windows 7 installations as a multi boot on two physical drives: Disk 1 - 100 MB System reserved partition and a windows partition with my first (not genuine I later found) installation Disk 2 - Second "genuine" installation I'll eventually delete the first installation and...
Installation & Setup
system reserved partition on second drive
My computer came with a 1TB drive pre-installed with windows 7 home premium and no windows install disk. I immediately created the system restore dvd's so at least I have a default copy of windows. From past experience I prefer to have a smaller drive with windows (which i loaded from the...
General Discussion


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 22:02.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App