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Windows 7: PC shows 2 "system" partitions/drives to install Windows 7. Help

02 Jun 2015   #21
Bewitcher

Win7 x64 ultimate (2009 setup), iCore 5, gforece gtx 970
 
 

Thank you all!

Sorry for not coming to the thread for a long time, was abroad w/o wifi.

I shall try these steps today soon and post the results) thank you for detailed support!


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02 Jun 2015   #22
Bewitcher

Win7 x64 ultimate (2009 setup), iCore 5, gforece gtx 970
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
You must have not marked the new System Reserved partition Active because otherwise the System flag would be on that partition and not C. But having it on C is OK. I'd delete System Reserved in Disk Mgmt.

The OS drive obviously is not in Disk0 position, so if possible I'd swap cables with the old PC hard drive to see if that will move the new OS drive to Disk0. Make sure it remains set as first drive to boot in BIOS setup.

Also if you have room to move the data off the old OS hard drive, I would wipe it with Diskpart Clean Command and then repartition it in Disk Mgmt to get it cleanest, then move the data back on. Otherwise you should delete its old System Reserved partition, and convert the drive from Dynamic to Basic following only Option One (non-destructive conversion) in Convert a Dynamic Disk to a Basic Disk.

I'd also look over the steps, tools and methods in Clean Reinstall Windows 7 which compiles everything that works best in tens of thousands of installs we've directly helped with here, and which has been followed by 1.5 million consumers without a single complaint. If you do this you will learn a lot about your PC and Win7, and have the best install possible in the world today.
Dear sir!
I have deleted the system reserved thingy, and the Drive somehow automatically appeared as "Basic" - i don't know why - so i decided to psot this here before doing anything else:



By the way? Do I have to make my old pc hdd disk basic as well?
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02 Jun 2015   #23
gregrocker

 

That SSD drive was not Dynamic to begin with.

The instructions I gave you earlier were to convert the old hard drive which has the yellow Dynamic striping which should not be Dynamic if only one hard drive.
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02 Jun 2015   #24
Bewitcher

Win7 x64 ultimate (2009 setup), iCore 5, gforece gtx 970
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
That SSD drive was not Dynamic to begin with.

The instructions I gave you earlier were to convert the old hard drive which has the yellow Dynamic striping which should not be Dynamic if only one hard drive.
Ok, so should i make C dynamic again?
I didnt convert it myself - it became basic, when i deleted System reserved
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02 Jun 2015   #25
gregrocker

 

I just told you it was never Dynamic to begin with! Look at the screenshots. Did it ever have yellow striping? I've repeatedly said that its your old HD that needs conversion.

Please convert the yellow striped old HD using exactly the steps I gave you.
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03 Jun 2015   #26
Bewitcher

Win7 x64 ultimate (2009 setup), iCore 5, gforece gtx 970
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
I just told you it was never Dynamic to begin with! Look at the screenshots. Did it ever have yellow striping? I've repeatedly said that its your old HD that needs conversion.

Please convert the yellow striped old HD using exactly the steps I gave you.
Hello!)

Could you have a look at what I have now?

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03 Jun 2015   #27
gregrocker

 

Yes, it is correct.
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03 Jun 2015   #28
Bewitcher

Win7 x64 ultimate (2009 setup), iCore 5, gforece gtx 970
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Yes, it is correct.
Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay, thank you all, i think the issue therefore may be closed!
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