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Windows 7: linux to windows 7 install problems

27 Jun 2015   #11
gregrocker

 

Wipe the drive of boot code using Diskpart Clean Command

Included in the steps to Troubleshoot Windows 7 Installation Failures - Windows 7 Help Forums which will overcome any installation failures.


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28 Jun 2015   #12
fatboyz

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

all sorted. put the drive into an old dell laptop and installed windows on the HD by booting from dvd rom drive. all has installed perfectly fine and running smoothly. put the drive back in the netbook and all is fine. only problem i have now is when i power up my home pc windows boot manager always picks up 2 instances of windows 7, obviously one was from when i installed windows to the 250gb thru my home pc. how do i stop boot manager trying to find the other drive that isnt even attached anymore???
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28 Jun 2015   #13
gregrocker

 

Delete the extra listing not for C in msconfig>Boot tab. Windows Boot Manager - Delete a Listed Operating System - Windows 7 Help Forums

If not there, install EasyBCD to delete it on Edit Boot Menu tab. Uncheck box to have a boot menu.
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29 Jun 2015   #14
fatboyz

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

many thanks for all your help
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