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Windows 7: windows start up

07 Mar 2013   #11


Please explain which screenshots show your new install. I only see a mess with no labels which looks like your previous mess.

Is there some reason you couldn't plug the disk where you wanted to reinstall Win7 into Disk0 as suggested and then install Win7 on it? No screenshot shows this.

A Clean Install Windows 7 after wiping the HD first as suggested, or instead deleting all partitions to create New ones, Format and Reinstall as shown in Steps 6/7 would not have resulted in any of that mess.

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07 Mar 2013   #12

windows 7 ultimate x 64bit

The 1st /2nd and 3rd pics are after i did a clean install and i had just fitted the 2nd HDD into its correct bay

Pics 4/ 5 and 6 are showing after i swapped the drives around (at least they are now showing the 2 Hdd's)
And yes i know i cocked it up again

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07 Mar 2013   #13


If this is the image of Disk Mgmt after the reinstall to F then you did not unplug the other HD as instructed because it again wrote the System boot files to C on the other HD, as signified by the System flag. C is also the OS which is booted.

Why can't you follow simple steps which we confirmed over and over for you? You were to unplug the other HD, wipe the target HD with Diskpart Clean Command, or else boot into the installer and during Custom Install delete all partitions to create New as you please as shown in Steps 6/7 of Clean Install Windows 7.

If you had any questions you should ask back, or if you did something else please tell us what it was because you have the same mess you had before.
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07 Mar 2013   #14

windows 7 ultimate x 64bit

I did remove the HDD and i then re installed windows on the target hdd i however did not do this (wipe the target HD with Diskpart Clean Command,) tomorrow i will redo it all over again and will follow the steps this time
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07 Mar 2013   #15


The Win7 you are booted into in the screenshot is on C. I thought you were reinstalling to the drive with F. If you reinstalled C and you are happy with the install which does have the System boot files onboard and looks correct then you can keep it.

If you've decided now that you want to use the drive with F for Storage you can wipe it from C with Diskpart Clean Command and then repartition it in Disk Mgmt as you need for data storage.
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