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Windows 7: bootmgr is missing - tried everything, need help!

02 Jul 2014   #61
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

So windows isn`t on the ssd ?


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02 Jul 2014   #62
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

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02 Jul 2014   #63
marcl

windows 7 ultimate sp1 64bit
 
 

No. I haven't got the time to start again from scratch. It just isn't worth it. Windows runs plenty fast enough for me from the HDD, maybe the SSD takes a second or two off loading times, not worth it.
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02 Jul 2014   #64
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

But you had windows on the ssd :) according to post # 56 and it looked just fine.

You could have been working on it while you still had windows on the hdd.

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02 Jul 2014   #65
marcl

windows 7 ultimate sp1 64bit
 
 

It would take me bare minimum of a solid week's work to get a new Windows set up how my old one was. I don't have that kind of time for little gain. If my old Windows on my HDD was crawling along then maybe but it isn't, its rapid. Also, as I said a while back, I want to have FSX on the SSD and if I had Windows on there as well I wouldn't have enough space.
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02 Jul 2014   #66
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Alrighty, post a shot of disk management if you want, we`ll see how you did. :)

If you had used Macrium reflect to put an image of the hard drive on the ssd, it would take you all of 30 minutes.

But you did it how you wanted and that`s most important
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02 Jul 2014   #67
marcl

windows 7 ultimate sp1 64bit
 
 

It wouldnt fit though addram, that was the problem. Im off the system now but the new set up is simple - 2 disks 2 primary partitions. C: the hdd drive as system active and d: the ssd just as a standard partition. No system reserved sections anywhere
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02 Jul 2014   #68
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Excellent

That`s how I do em too
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02 Jul 2014   #69
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

You had both booting off of System Reserved on SSD, so how did System get moved to HD? Did you use EasyBCD to move Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD - Windows 7 Forums?
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03 Jul 2014   #70
marcl

windows 7 ultimate sp1 64bit
 
 

Yep I did
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