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Windows 7: boot problem of windows 7 os

08 Nov 2010   #1

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boot problem of windows 7 os

I have two hard disks in my computer one is SEAGATE 80GB IDE and another one is SEAGATE 320 GB SATA. I first installed windows XP professional in 80 gb hard disk and then i installed windows 7 enterprise in 320 gb hard disk while setting 80 gb as primary boot disk so if i boot from 80 gb my system works fine with dual boot configuration.but if i boot from 320gb hdd with disconnecting or with connectingthe 80 gb. i had problem saying NTLDR missing. So please help me how i could boot from windows 7 through 320gb hdd partion without 80 gb hdd.

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08 Nov 2010   #2
Orbital Shark


Hi, welcome to the forums

You may find this tutorial handy.

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08 Nov 2010   #3


Unplug the 80gb and swap its cable to 320gb or set 320 as first HD to boot in BIOS setup.

Boot the Win7 DVD, press Shift F10 to open a Command Line, mark 320gb Win7 partition Active: Partition - Mark as Active

Close Command Line, continue booting into Repair console to run Startup Repair up to 3 separate times with reboots until Win7 starts on its own: Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

When you plug 80gb back in, boot it via one-time BIOS boot menu key.
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