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Windows 7: How can i create a new partition to mark it as active ?

04 Dec 2009   #1

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How can i create a new partition to mark it as active ?

I followed the limneos 's guide in this thread :
OSX and Windows 7 Dual Boot
And now i'm stucked at the step : Creating partition to install mac OSX and mark it as active . I really don't know how . I opened the manage as admin and right click at the drive E ( which i wanted to install my OSX ) and i saw no "mark as active" option .
Any advices will be appreciate . Thanks

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04 Dec 2009   #2

Vista U32 , now Win7 64

hmm, you could try in a cmd running as administrator or better yet as such , in a recovery environment, diskpart.exe

list partition
select partition # (#= the partition you wish to make active)
(should return, bla bla is now active

keep in mind, the active partition is the one normally which has the boot files I believe. If you change this, you might render your system unbooatable...
(erm, not to worry as long as you have winpe or winre... hence why I say, better to do it already in sucha an environment)
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