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Windows 7: Secondary drive left plugged in during install

10 Mar 2012   #31
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Please post back a screenshot of your Disk Mgmt drive map with listings so we can see if it is correct now.

Don't you want to be able to plug in your HDD without interference, to use for data and/or image backup?

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11 Mar 2012   #32

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

bootmgr is ok!! although {memdiag} and {bootmgr} are pointing to:
device boot
instead of
device partition=c:

But C is same as boot partition anyway.
Don't forget to mark hdd partition inactive (E)
If you wish you can delete all boot related stuff on E. Delete E:\boot folder and E:\bootmgr file. Both are hidden system folder/file.
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