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Windows 7: 2 Hard Drives

15 Nov 2010   #31
Case1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

So I just put the Windows 7 DVD in and it will boot from the DVD?

"follow the steps in the first tutorial to mark Windows 7 partition Active, then mark D Inactive. Partition - Mark as Active" The tutorial from Brianzion?


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15 Nov 2010   #32
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Disconnect D: with power down.
(1) You need to tell the bios to boot from the DVD it may do because it is probably in the bios boot list and C: won't boot.
But generally do either
(2) keep hitting F12 when booting and a list of boot devices will appear - select the dvd and press enter
or
(3) Enter bios set up when booting and change the boot order so that the DVD boots first

Try (1) first. When c: is fixed it will then boot.

PS worry about D: later just disconnect it
PS to the PS - as stated C: must be marked active.
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15 Nov 2010   #33
Case1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Oh man, I am so confused right now... I downloaded the free partition thing that Gregrocker suggested... can I use that to mark active and inactive?
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15 Nov 2010   #34
Case1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I can get to the boot drive but am just clueless on all the things I have to do after that.
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15 Nov 2010   #35
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

OK step by step
have you the bootable partition Wizard CD? I'll hang around but respond asap.
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15 Nov 2010   #36
Case1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I copied it to a CD but then it had me install it on my desktop
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15 Nov 2010   #37
Case1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

On my desktop it say mini tool partition wizard home edition
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15 Nov 2010   #38
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

I just realised you probably don't have a second PC and are still booting through D: of course with D: connected. I probably confused you.
Leave D: connected until you have that bootable partition CD ready to go.
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15 Nov 2010   #39
Case1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

LOL i guess I am not sure on how to burn it to a CD..I am such a rookie
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15 Nov 2010   #40
Case1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I have a second computer here do I still need to burn the CD and if so how?
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