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Windows 7: how can i get the boot files in front of my hdd

01 Nov 2009   #1
cube1984

windows7
 
 
how can i get the boot files in front of my hdd

Hello,

I run win 7 for a few weeks now and i would edit some of my boot time now i oc my computer.
Is there any tool where you can place all the boot files in front of my hdd?

Kind regards


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01 Nov 2009   #2
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

The windows 7 Boot files are by default located on the active partition on the system.

It is possible to use a 3rd part partitioner to create an active boot partition on the front of the drive and then use BCDEdit to relocate the files there.

Windows 7 actually does this by default if you install from DVD onto a totally unpartitioned system, (the (in)famous 100 MB partition).

Full instructions for the use of BCDEdit is available by searching the forums
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01 Nov 2009   #3
cube1984

windows7
 
 

thx,

Mayby i can install the boot files on u usb stick mayby the boot will go faster then?
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01 Nov 2009   #4
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cube1984 View Post
thx,

Mayby i can install the boot files on u usb stick mayby the boot will go faster then?
No that will not work. Just leave it alone before your break it....
The boot files are already placed in the most optimal location.
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01 Nov 2009   #5
Guy Scharf

Win 7-32, XP Pro-32
 
 

If you want to greatly improve boot speed, put an SSD in your system and install Win 7 to that. Tinkering with file locations on a hard drive will have negligible effect.
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