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Windows 7: windows 7 boot from drive d: but programs run from drive c:

22 Oct 2018   #21

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

It takes less than 3 seconds to run.

Let us know how you get on. Goodnight.

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23 Oct 2018   #22

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Hello SIW2

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Everything worked perfect.

Your utility 'separated' partition A from partition B and now a have two independed bootable partitions with ALL my programs running

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Can I find anywhere a more detail description of your utility??
It's very very useful
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23 Oct 2018   #23

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

You're welcome.

nt6repair was made for winpe - some of the functions can run in windows, but one needs bootsect.exe in system32 - which isn't normally present in your installed windows.

Should be obvious what they are, or you can ask if it is not .
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 windows 7 boot from drive d: but programs run from drive c:

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