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Windows 7: Installation win 7 - What`s happened to the partitions?

07 Mar 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Installation win 7 - What`s happened to the partitions?


first of all congratulations to you all for this great forum.
I have searched for a while but didn`t find an answer to my issue and I`m a bit worried about deleting all my data.

Don`t know what`s happened this time but it looks like I messed up with the partitions.
*: cointains data but it looks like also the boot info (I have attached a screenshot to make it easier).

How can I make it visible and change the boot info to c:?
*: and D: are just for storage.

Thank you all,

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Mar 2015   #2
Microsoft MVP


In Partition Wizard "System" means the presently booted partition, while "Boot" means the partition holding the boot files and "Active" points to the intended Boot partition.

Compare this to Disk mgmt which flips the meaning of Boot and System. If C is shown as Boot partition in Disk Mgmt, this confirms you are booted into C and that the System boot files are on the unlettered partition.

To correct this move the Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD - Windows 7 Forums . At reboot enter BIOS setup to make sure C drive is set first to boot, or is set as the priority hard drive so it will boot first.

In Disk Mgmt add a drive letter to the unlettered partition to use as storage. The boot files should go away but if not you can delete them once C is marked System Active Boot.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Mar 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thank a lot...
All working well now.


My System SpecsSystem Spec

09 Mar 2015   #4
Microsoft MVP


Glad to hear it. You can mark the thread Solved at the top.
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