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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
Microsoft MVP


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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