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Windows 7: Help to boot up Windows 7 (Partition D:)

21 Oct 2009   #1
djpejsen

windows 7
 
 
Help to boot up Windows 7 (Partition D:)

Hallo

I am new to this forum.

Last night i completed my installation of Windows 7, on new Harddrive.

The disk is partioned in 3 partitions (C,D,E)

C = WinXP
D = Windows 7
E = Data

I started with Windows 7 installation (on partition D). Last night it was completed.
I then format my partition C: and now I can't boot up to Windows 7.

My installation is on a USB.

What can i do??

/DjPejsen


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21 Oct 2009   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Hi djpejsen

Have look at these tutorials:

Repair Install

Clean Install Windows 7
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21 Oct 2009   #3
djpejsen

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Hi djpejsen

Have look at these tutorials:

Repair Install

Clean Install Windows 7
Hi theog
Thanks for these tutorials.
But can I run a "Startup repair" from my USB.?
Now when I boot up from the USB, cointaing Windows 7 Setup:

1) "Setup is preparing.........
2) "Starting Windows"
3) "Setup is starting"
4) "Enter language and other preferences......"
5) "Where do you want to install Windows?"
If I select D: then it says ...............You will not be able to use your previous version.

So I stop here and selcet cancel.

I need to reinstall the boot files on partion C:, so i boot up my Windows 7 again, with the old setup.


/Jan
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21 Oct 2009   #4
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

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21 Oct 2009   #5
djpejsen

windows 7
 
 

  1. Select a language, a time, a currency, a keyboard or an input method, and then click Next.
  2. Click Repair your computer
I dont have this option!!

Is it becuase of the Unnated.xml??
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21 Oct 2009   #6
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

hit shift + F10 to bring up a command prompt.
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21 Oct 2009   #7
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by djpejsen View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Hi djpejsen

Have look at these tutorials:

Repair Install

Clean Install Windows 7
Hi theog
Thanks for these tutorials.
But can I run a "Startup repair" from my USB.?
Now when I boot up from the USB, cointaing Windows 7 Setup:

1) "Setup is preparing.........
2) "Starting Windows"
3) "Setup is starting"
4) "Enter language and other preferences......"
5) "Where do you want to install Windows?"
If I select D: then it says ...............You will not be able to use your previous version.

So I stop here and selcet cancel.

I need to reinstall the boot files on partion C:, so i boot up my Windows 7 again, with the old setup.


/Jan
Welcome to Seven Forums.

Here is How to Boot to the System Recovery Options in Windows 7

Since you have just installed Win7 you should consider doing another clean install. The time it will take will be about the same, and you'll have a completely new OS.
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21 Oct 2009   #8
djpejsen

windows 7
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Here is How to Boot to the System Recovery Options in Windows 7

Since you have just installed Win7 you should consider doing another clean install. The time it will take will be about the same, and you'll have a completely new OS.[/QUOTE]


Hi Dave

Thanks for your info, but I have use more than 8 hours to set up my Windows 7.

Set Dell driver 9 different instals.
Move user to Partion E: and link them.
Set VPN
Office 2007
Copy documents from Old dísk
Copy Favorites from old disk
Created new Libareries.
etc.

So it would definitely take a lot more time, to make a new clean install, rather then make a repair.
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21 Oct 2009   #9
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

So how did it go with the commands?
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21 Oct 2009   #10
Shinobi73

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Just a suggestion but i think what you can do is copy the boot files into the first partition and then run Setup and Repair
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