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Windows 7: Bootsec.exe on root of C:\ drive (Fresh Win7 Ultimate Install)

07 Jun 2014   #1

XP Pro SP3
Bootsec.exe on root of C:\ drive (Fresh Win7 Ultimate Install)

Hi all,

I just finished installing Windows 7 Ultimate X64 on an Asus motherbord, i5 intel. I was checking the root folder my C:\ drive, and I realized that besides the standard folders (Program Files (x86), etc.) there is a file called bootsect.exe

Why is this there, and can I delete it?

1) I used Acronis 2014 to wipe my SSD drive (fast)

2) Installed Windows 7 by choosing the advance option (not the upgrade)

When I look at my hard drive structure via the Disk Management, I do see the proper (and hidden) 100MB NTFS System Reserved partition, *in addition to* my regular OS.

Is there anything wrong with this then?

Thanks for your help.

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07 Jun 2014   #2
Microsoft MVP


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