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Windows 7: Installation question

22 Jul 2011   #11
gregrocker

 

It looks fine but I would mark E Inactive to avoid derailing the System files during any future repairs to it. The installer and Repair functions write or repair the boot files to the first marked-Active partition.

Simply open an Elevated Command Prompt and follow the steps given here to mark E Inactive:
Partition - Mark as Active

It would be best if Win7 HD was in DISK0 slot for this and other reasons. Simply swap the data cables.


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22 Jul 2011   #12
theog

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
It looks fine but I would mark E Inactive to avoid derailing the System files during any future repairs to it. The installer and Repair functions write or repair the boot files to the first marked-Active partition.

Simply open an Elevated Command Prompt and follow the steps given here to mark E Inactive:
Partition - Mark as Active

It would be best if Win7 HD was in DISK0 slot for this and other reasons. Simply swap the data cables.
That would be the best way.
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