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Windows 7: Re/Moving System Reserved - SSD+HD system

23 Aug 2011   #21
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello again.


Yes that's all you have to do, make it easy on yourself.


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23 Aug 2011   #22
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Disk Management will likely not want to delete a System Active partition.

Plug HD back in, from Win7 open an Elevated Command Prompt, type:

DISKPART
LIST DISK
SEL DISK # (replace # with HD with old SysReserved)
LIST PART
SEL PART 1 (confirm old SysReserved is partition 1)
DELETE PARTITION OVERRIDE
EXIT
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23 Aug 2011   #23
Synaptic Sam

Windows 7 64 bit Professional Edition
 
 

done!


as I mentioned before all I did was erase and then create new simple volume

here's what it looks like: https://i.imgur.com/q4lBW.png

thanks a million for all your help! much appreciated!

ps as you'll notice I did not mark E: as 'active' because that is reserved for bootable HDs
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23 Aug 2011   #24
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Well done.
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23 Aug 2011   #25
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello again Sam.


Good work, you've done well.


You do not want any other partition other than the SysResv active, leave it as it is.
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16 Mar 2015   #26
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

For those finding this thread In searches be aware there is no reason at all to be concerned about whether you have or don't have the System Reserved partition. Either it or the Win7 partition need to be marked System Active to be correct. If you have further questions state them in a new thread with attached screenshot of Disk Mgmt. Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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