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  1. Posts : 1,179
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       #51

    Nothing changes, I have set to not show empty devices. and MFC only shows If I ask for Printer so show. Properties are the same also except USB properties are missing.
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  2. Posts : 213
    Windows 7 x64
       #52

    BCD problem-1892_mad_smiley_banging_head_against_a_brick_wall.gif Grr what is it. Checked Device Manager?



    SIW2 said:
    Hi Snuffy,

    If it is not showing in Explorer - have a look in Device Manager.

    Click View > Show Hidden Devices - expand DVD/CDRom drives.

    See if you can rt click it and uninstall it from there.
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    Thread Starter
       #53

    Frostbite said:
    BCD problem-1892_mad_smiley_banging_head_against_a_brick_wall.gif Grr what is it. Checked Device Manager?
    Nothing that shows extra, only the two DVD drives i have installed.

    Well crud, going to boot into DVD run Diskpart and when i find I'll delete it and see.
    what happens...
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  4. Posts : 1,179
    Thread Starter
       #54

    OK back. No I did not delete D:
    I find in BCD an entry: Name: Windows Recovery Enviorment (Recovered)
    Recovery Windows Device: Partition = D: (93111MB)
    ---------------------------------------------------
    I left that alone. then Diskpart
    list volume
    Vol 0 I = DVD
    Vol 1 J = DVD
    Vol 2 C = Volume-6 48GB = disk 0 partition 1
    Vol 3 E = Volume-4 58GB = disk 0 partition 2
    Vol 4 F = Volume-5 78GB = disk 0 partition 3
    Vol 5 G = Volume-7 24GB = disk 1 partition 1
    Vol 6 H = Volume-8 34GB = disk 1 partition 2
    Vol 7 D = Volume-1 90GB = Disk 1 partition 3 -labeled Volume-1 C:

    now I also ran list disk partition, and above is actually what I find.
    D: the fake CD Device is acutally Volume1-90GB C: windows 7

    It seems that ASRock and BIOS will really allow things to be come jammed up tight.
    I also notice my old IDE HDD on the IDE DEVICE is not found or seen
    so I know it has nothing to do with the MESSed up Drive indicators.
    ------------------------------------
    starting to get confused but then I am seeing some lite- The HDDs go back to Win98 ME - beta test Whistler - then XP beta test Vista then Vista Beta test Win7. not Win 7 only.
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  5. Posts : 1,112
    XP_Pro, W7_7201, W7RC.vhd, SciLinux5.3, Fedora12, Fedora9_2x, OpenSolaris_09-06
       #55

    Frostbite said:
    That why in 2 I said boot from the DVD.
    Sorry, I thought you wrote for #4, prior to executing #5:

    4. Change to the drive labelled Volume-1 from above output example c: may not be c:

    and, I thought that was a HDD...

    My error....
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  6. Posts : 1,179
    Thread Starter
       #56

    No problem. Every thing still seems to be working OK. I still have the CD Device=D: and even going to only 1 HDD. it remains... I'll live with that.
    bcdedit gives;
    Windows Boot Manager
    --------------------
    identifier {bootmgr}
    device unknown
    description Windows Boot Manager
    locale en-US
    inherit {globalsettings}
    default {current}
    resumeobject {7800cce8-7c49-11de-bc70-801ac4a4f209}
    displayorder {current}
    toolsdisplayorder {memdiag}
    timeout 5
    Windows Boot Loader
    -------------------
    identifier {current}
    device partition=C:
    path \Windows\system32\winload.exe
    description Windows 7
    locale en-US
    inherit {bootloadersettings}
    recoveryenabled Yes
    osdevice partition=C:
    systemroot \Windows
    resumeobject {7800cce8-7c49-11de-bc70-801ac4a4f209}
    nx OptIn
    C:\Users\Snuffy>
    I wish the identifier
    {bootmgr}
    device unknown (wish it read partition=C:
    description Windows Boot Manager
    but recon i can live with that....
    The help has been SUPER DUPER and I have really learned a lot for the assistance.

    Question:
    will bcdedit -store c:\BCD -set Partition=C:
    get rid of device unknown or is it
    bcdedit -store c:\BCD -set Device Partition=C:
    Last edited by Snufffed; 05 Aug 2009 at 14:02.
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  7. Posts : 1,179
    Thread Starter
       #57

    squonksc said:
    make hidden and system files visible.

    On the N: you'll find bootmgr

    Copy it to C:

    in BCDedit change "device partition=N:" to "device partition=C:"

    that's it.
    what is the correct cmd to do this.
    I do understand 1st save/export the BCD so if it does not turn correctly I can import if all fails. and does not read correctly.
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  8. Posts : 64
    Windows 7 build 7100, XP SP3
       #58

    thanks man, I can now boot to 2 OS. Ive had rep u.
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  9. Posts : 15,186
    Vista x64 / 7 X64
       #59

    You are welcome Julio - glad it worked for you.
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  10. Posts : 1,179
    Thread Starter
       #60

    I would like to THANK every body here that assisted in helping me get this BCD problem fixed. Many different suggestions, and every one was SUPER GOOD, After a mixture of all, and a monster learnign curve for me.
    I declare the PROBLEM FIXED.
    doing so i have 2 news ones but only ANNOYing. little things.
    so to all i give you a MONSTER -GO PIRATE YHO Matey(s) and your part of me CREW from now on. Tip a Grog at me favorite tavern - I pay with me silver
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