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Windows 7: Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD


Bootmgr - Copy to C:\ with EasyBCD

How to Copy the Bootmgr to C:\ with EasyBCD
Published by whs
22 Jan 2012
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Copying the bootmgr from the 100MB active partition or the recovery partition to C:\ is extremely simple with EasyBCD. You can download EasyBCD from this website.

The bootmgr will not be moved from the original location - it will only be copied to the C:\ partition. The C:\ partition will be activated and the 100MB partition will be deactivated.

NOTE: The free version download of EasyBCD is at the bottom under "Download free for limited, non-commercial use". Registration is not required to download.



warning   Warning
When you copy the bootmgr from the 100MB System Partition to the C:\ partition, you loose the Windows Recovery Environment on that system. It is recommended you make frequent images to protect your system.


The steps to take are very simple and explained in the 2 pictures. The first screen you get after starting EasyBCD and the second screen after step3 of the first screen. That is really all you need to know.

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23 Jan 2012   #1
Arc

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Very informative, Wolfgang !!
Used EasyBCD many a times, but didn't know that feature .

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23 Jan 2012   #2
Dave76

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Nice and easy to follow, will be very useful to link when required.

Thanks whs.
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23 Jan 2012   #3
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

excellent tutorial WHS,
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23 Jan 2012   #4
whs

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Thanks guys. I am glad you find it useful
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23 Jan 2012   #5
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Awesome find. This will save me one primary partition. Thanks for the tutorial.
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23 Jan 2012   #6
whs

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Awesome find. This will save me one primary partition. Thanks for the tutorial.
I am glad you can make good use of it.
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29 Jan 2012   #7
wanchoo

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

It would perhaps have been more awesome if it was a portable execute file instead of having to install another program. Otherwise an excellent little program.
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29 Jan 2012   #8
whs

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wanchoo View Post
It would perhaps have been more awesome if it was a portable execute file instead of having to install another program. Otherwise an excellent little program.
I agree with you. Maybe SIW2 can find a way to put it on a WinPE stick. He is the expert on that. I am still struggeling to understand how to manhandle this WAIK.
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30 Jan 2012   #9
LittleJay

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP 1
 
 

Thanks for the great tutorial whs. It worked like a charm for me.
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