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Windows 7: MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

11 Aug 2014   #350

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're welcome. I hope they can help clean your system.

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31 Mar 2015   #351

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

This thread helps my windows 7 to revive again. Thanks a lot.
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12 May 2015   #352

win 8.1 pro

Thank all
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23 May 2015   #353

W7 ult 64bit

I have no DVD or CD drive

When I boot from my W7 USB it says versions are incompatible.

What now?
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27 May 2015   #354

W7 ult 64bit

Still no luck here. I have to manually select my boot drive each day.
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27 May 2015   #355

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Paul, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You should be able to use an option in the tutorial below to set your boot drive to be the default to have Windows boot from it automatically at startup.

Default Operating System - Change Default Boot OS

In addition, you can select how long you want to display your boot options.

Operating System to Start - Change Display List Time
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27 May 2015   #356

W7 ult 64bit

Thanks, will look at those!
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20 Oct 2015   #357

Windows 7

I stumbled across this tutorial when I installed a cloned SSD in an HP Mini Notebook. The original conventional drive had Win 10 installed and I just wanted the notebook to boot up a little faster. After the cloning all I could get with the SSD was a letter J and a blank screen although the PC worked fine with the old drive. I followed the instructions for the Command Prompt fix as suggested here and it worked perfectly for Windows 10, so thank you for the tutorial, it is now bookmarked.
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20 Feb 2016   #358

Windows 7 64 bit Professional with XP mode
Post-Clone Failure

After cloning my hard drive, neither drive will boot. I ran the Reinstallation CD Startup Repair options and they said the startup could not be repaired because it was "CorruptBootConfigData". I then did the tutorial. Everything seemed to go smoothly. However, the disk will still not boot. I seem to be in a never-ending loop now of repair, trying to reboot, and then I get Windows Boot Manager error screen with STATUS: 0xc000000e INFO: The boot selection faied because a required device is inaccessible.

When the Windows repair disc starts, it shows Windows 7 as location (unknown). When I do the diskpart, I do see it as drive C. At one point I hit the "load drivers" button and it looked like my data files were not on the c drive.
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