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Windows 7: Clone and Backup Problems

15 May 2015   #11

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Space Elation View Post
One thing I did want to add is Disk 0 the D drive has a HP win 7 prem, OS on it................The C Drive Disk 1 has a Microsoft OS win pro on it.
Why would you have 2 installations of Windows on the same PC?

I assume that you did that deliberately.

For what reason?

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15 May 2015   #12
Space Elation

Windows 7 Professional x64

I had things on the D drive I didn't want to format which would have been the only way to get the copy of windows off of it.. It worked fine for a long time. One day the PC booted and said there was a problem with the OS booting so I put the OS disk in and went to repair the OS. As it started to repair I realized it was the HP PREM OS it was repairing. It was to late to stop it so it proceeded and from that point on I was given the option of which OS I wanted to boot to. I eventually went to Sys-config and deleted the HP OS from the boot option. But it been a problem ever since. I know it was dumb cutting corners and I'm paying for it now. I could reinstall but I'm a music recording and video artist the reason for so many external drives. I have done all the clone attempts with those drives removed.
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17 May 2015   #13
Space Elation

Windows 7 Professional x64

Ignatzatsonic I want to thank you very much for your help. I was able to move the boot files over to the C drive and it booted right up. I was able to Clone the disk and it worked great! My main issues with space has been taken care of. Thanks again
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