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Windows 7: problems restoring machine back to factory settings

06 Jan 2014   #41
jaylaw17

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
I made a mistake. This is the correct command

Code:
 
bcdedit /store  f:\boot\bcd /enum  all > c:\bcd_f.txt
ok attachement updated


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06 Jan 2014   #42
Kaktussoft

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[QUOTE=jaylaw17;2648125]
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jaylaw17 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
In elevated command prompt:
Code:
bcdedit /enum  all > c:\bcd.txt
bcdedit /store  f:\bcd\boot /enum  all > c:\bcd_f.txt
Post files c:\bcd.txt and c:\bcd_f.txt. You may delete them after successful post
Attachment 300544
Attachment 300547
Compare the files yourself. They look great... except:

device partition=E:
path \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe

device partition=F:
path \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe


What is the 12GB partition called? It's called E or F?
Is \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe on E or F, or both?
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06 Jan 2014   #43
jaylaw17

windows 7
 
 

[QUOTE=Kaktussoft;2648154]
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jaylaw17 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jaylaw17 View Post
Compare the files yourself. They look great... except:

device partition=E:
path \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe

device partition=F:
path \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe


What is the 12GB partition called? It's called E or F?
Is \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe on E or F, or both?

F is the 12GB partition. E is the storrage HD
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06 Jan 2014   #44
Kaktussoft

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bcd.txt is a little bit strange. It refers to E drive!!

device partition=E:
osdevice partition=E:

to fix: open again elevated command prompt. Now do:
Code:
bcdedit/set  {default}  osdevice  partition=F: 
bcdedit/set  {default}    device  partition=F:
Both commands successful?

Other strange thing is:
{default} is an alias for the default boot entry to load. It is "Windows Recovery Environment" that is defined to start by default! But lucky you... you only have 1 boot entry in displayorder, so the boot selection isn't shown at all. The "default" isn't in the list and doesn't start.

Anyway do the 2 commands please... both succesfull?
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06 Jan 2014   #45
Kaktussoft

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

I changed #44 a bit. Bit sure you do it correct!
Afterward:
Code:
bcdedit/enum  {default}
osdevice and device point to "partition=F:"?
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06 Jan 2014   #46
jaylaw17

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
bcd.txt is a little bit strange. It refers to E drive!!

device partition=E:
osdevice partition=E:

to fix: open again elevated command prompt. Now do:
Code:
bcdedit/set  {default}  osdevice  partition=F: 
bcdedit/set  {default}    device  partition=F:
Both commands successful?

Other strange thing is:
{default} is an alias for the default boot entry to load. It is "Windows Recovery Environment" that is defined to start by default! But lucky you... you only have 1 boot entry in displayorder, so the boot selection isn't shown at all. The "default" isn't in the list and doesn't start.

Anyway do the 2 commands please... both succesfull?
both successful!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Jan 2014   #47
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

bcdedit/enum {default}

osdevice and device both point to partition=f: ? If so, and only if so!!!

Code:
diskpart
select  vol  f:
set  id=27  override
exit
This makes F RECOVERY and hidden again... just as it was.

All succesfull?
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06 Jan 2014   #48
Kaktussoft

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What we did so far
  • We changed type form 27 to 07 for 465 MUSIC partition.
  • We changed osdevice and device parameter in bcd menu. It pointed to E instead of F.
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06 Jan 2014   #49
jaylaw17

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
bcdedit/enum {default}

osdevice and device both point to partition=f: ? If so, and only if so!!!

Code:
diskpart
select  vol  f:
set  id=27  override
exit
This makes F RECOVERY and hidden again... just as it was.

All succesfull?

all present and correct.
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06 Jan 2014   #50
Kaktussoft

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

In disk management F is not called F anymore, but has the state as it was at start of this thread. Maybe you have to boot first to see(?)
Please boot. All still fine? shutdown, and power off. Detach the 465GB Music drive.


boot again (without the 465GB music drive) and do f8->repair your computer. Works.. should work.
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