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Windows 7: How do I change the system partition either to the boot partition?

17 Jan 2016   #1
sashimi929

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 
How do I change the system partition either to the boot partition?

Hey guys,

I need some help here as I am stuck with this for a day and half now. I recently bought a 3TB (disk 2) hard drive and want to swap out 500GB (disk 0) with it. I cloned the disk 0 to disk 2 already. I am stuck in a dilemma where I can't turn boot into windows 10 without the need of disk 0. I figured it has to do with the fact that the system partition is part of disk 0. I have 2 questions :

question #1. can i moved the system partition over to the C drive where the boot partition is? (I don't know if this is even possible?)

question #2. Move the system partition where the red arrow system reserved partition is. (I have not seen anyone with this perform yet. Again i am not sure if it is possible at all?)

I know i made a mistake of separating the the boot and system. How should i come about to fix it? Any suggestions? Thanks




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17 Jan 2016   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You don`t have to move anything, you have to mark C Active and run startup repair until it boots on it`s own, unplug all the other drives.

C will never boot own it`s own in the condition it`s in.

A properly setup system will look like this, no matter how many OS`s are on it.


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17 Jan 2016   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Copy the bootmgr to C.

Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD
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17 Jan 2016   #4
sashimi929

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

thanks guys it worked it worked!!!! really appreciate you guys help!
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17 Jan 2016   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Glad you got it done.
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