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Windows 7: Moving Boot files to Correct Drive

11 Feb 2016   #1
DaOwEnAtOr

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Moving Boot files to Correct Drive

Hello and thank you for your help. First time posting here. I have a problem that has been going on for days and driving me crazy.

I got a new SSD/HDD combo drive. I was moving all my files and partitions around and I deleted the System Partition on both my bootable drives.

After 24 straight hours working on this, this is where I'm at.

I have 3 total drives

1 2TB C: drive Main Drive with Windows 7 (Main windows with files)
1 465GB E: drive for backup also has Windows 7 (Clean Fresh Install, Nothing on the drive but Win7)
1 586GB Drive for files only.

I got my original (Good) windows to finally boot with my 2TB being C:

The boot files seem to be on drive E:

Now first, I have tried and tried to move to boot files but NOTHING has worked.

I CAN'T afford to lose the windows files on C: (2TB) It has many settings(trip monitors etc) that I don't want to loose.

What is the best way to fix.

I am scared to try things that will make it to where I can't boot (Work from Home on this computer)

Attached Disk Management screenshot.

Thank you




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11 Feb 2016   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

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11 Feb 2016   #3
DaOwEnAtOr

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Unfortunately, I have, to no success.
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11 Feb 2016   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

This has always worked. You must have made a mistake.
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11 Feb 2016   #5
DaOwEnAtOr

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

You are RIGHT! Tried another time and it WORKED! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU
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11 Feb 2016   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Glad to see that you could get it done.
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