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Windows 7: How do change active to boot

12 Apr 2017   #1
ArmandoR

Winows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
How do change active to boot

Disk 2 - C Drive is (original drive) - status Boot

Disk 4 - I Drive is (clone of Disk 2) - status Active

How do I make Disk 4 - I Drive - status Boot?

I want to replace Disk 2 with Disk 4

I replaced Disk 2 with Disk 4 and received an error 0xc000000e


Thanks in advance.


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12 Apr 2017   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Try running startup repair on Disk 4, you need to have the system files written on Disk 4.
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12 Apr 2017   #3
ArmandoR

Winows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I initially tried to repair it with AOMEI boot repair. That didn't work.

When I tried to boot up from the Repair Disc Window 7 64bit I get to a screen that says Windows 7 Home Premium at the bottom and the screen just flickers non stop. It seems as though it's stuck there booting off the Repair CD.

The same thing happens when I try to boot up without the repair CD.
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13 Apr 2017   #4
ArmandoR

Winows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Disk 1 (original drive) has C: and E: drives. The C: drive has: Boot, Pagefile, Active Crashdump, Primary Partition

Disk 3 (clone of Disk 1) has I: and H: drives. The I: drive has Active, Primary partition - It doesn't have the same characteristics as Disk 1. But, it's a clone. Why isn't it the exact same?

Disk 0 (Original Drive) had D: drive has System, Active, Primary Partition

When i used my repair disc it shows the D: drive with the System - File Size 0. How do i get the boot files on Disk 3 (clone drive)?

Also, my computer tried to bootup. But, as I stated in an earlier post the screen just flickers non-stop. I never got to the screen where you can login.

In another forum a person stated that it seems like my original boot process is:
BIOS-> Disk 0 ( D: ) -> BOOTMGR > \Boot\BCD -> Disk 1 ( C: ) ->c:\Windows\System32\WINLOAD.EXE->Windows

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Should i reclone Disk 1 (original drive) on to my new HDD again?

Thanks in advance.


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13 Apr 2017   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Your layout is quite a mess, this is what happens when you don`t unplug all other drives when installing windows.

Your system files are on D and it`s marked Active, F is marked Active, and I is marked Active, all wrong.

Why is C labeled Programs ? Is that not the Windows drive ?
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13 Apr 2017   #6
ArmandoR

Winows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I didn't do the install of Windows 7.

It was done by a tech service department at a computer store in 2009. They did a Windows 7 upgrade from XP. I didn't use this computer for several years. I'm trying to get Disk 1 (Original Drive) cloned.

All I did was try to clone Disk 1 (Original Drive).

Before I attempted to clone Disk 1 (Original Drive). I changed the label of several drives from New Volume to Data (drive letter). I wanted to keep track in case something went wrong.

I plugged in Disk 3 (clone drive of Disk 1) for the screen shot of all the hard drives.

Disk 3 (clone drive) does not bootup when I put it in and remove Disk 1 (Original Drive)
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13 Apr 2017   #7
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Point at the non booting drive and:

1. How do change active to boot-2017-04-05_125536.jpg



2.How do change active to boot-autoboot.jpg


NT6REPAIR.zip


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13 Apr 2017   #8
ArmandoR

Winows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thank you. I will try that.
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