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Windows 7: help formatting drive c on windows 7

30 Nov 2012   #31
RICHO20

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

So i fixed the boot menu now and this is what i get



But thats not right! I have windows 7 on E and 8 pro on C!

What should i do now?


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30 Nov 2012   #32
RICHO20

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30 Nov 2012   #33
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RICHO20 View Post
So i fixed the boot menu now and this is what i get



But thats not right! I have windows 7 on E and 8 pro on C!

What should i do now?
C and E are just drive letters!! They are defined in current registry of running OS. Can differ if you boot another OS.

But how did you fix the bootmenu? I can only give instructions if I know whta you're doing!
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30 Nov 2012   #34
RICHO20

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 



i went to CMD here and with bootrec /rebuildbcd and the computer found 2 windows istallations and asked me if to add them to the boot menu i pressed yes for the both of them
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30 Nov 2012   #35
Kaktussoft

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Anyway try to boot into win7 ultimate. then post screen of disk management again
and post output of
Code:
bcdedit/enum all>bcd.txt
so create bcd.txt again and post it
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30 Nov 2012   #36
RICHO20

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 



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30 Nov 2012   #37
Kaktussoft

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in bcd.txt I see:
  • win8 is in it
  • recovery environment (repair computer using f8) is in it. bu recovery is not enabled
Start again startup repair (it works now I hope). Do it 3 times with boots in between. Be sure to select win7 ultimate to recover. Works?

Reboot normal afterwards and regenerate bcd.txt and post it
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30 Nov 2012   #38
RICHO20

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

but now as u see in the disk managment Drive E is the system and the boot drive ... why do i need to use the startup repair another time?
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30 Nov 2012   #39
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RICHO20 View Post
but now as u see in the disk managment Drive E is the system and the boot drive ... why do i need to use the startup repair another time?
recovery environment f8 is not working!! But we can fix it easy


delete win8 from boot menu
Code:
bcdedit/delete {d8e7c184-3b28-11e2-a4a1-a1e141ded738}
disable recovery environment (F8 recovery)
Code:
reagentc/disable
unused recovery stuff
Code:
 
bcdedit/delete {d8e7c186-3b28-11e2-a4a1-a1e141ded738}
bcdedit/delete {d8e7c187-3b28-11e2-a4a1-a1e141ded738}
enable recovery environment (F8 recovery)
Code:
reagentc/enable
Post output
regenerate bcd.txt again
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30 Nov 2012   #40
RICHO20

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

there u go


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