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Windows 7: Remove XP Partition From Dual Boot

24 Jan 2011   #11
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Try using this method to mark Win7 partition Active: Partition - Mark as Active - Windows 7 Forums.URL

Then boot the WIn7 DVD Repair console or REpair CD, accept any offered Repair on the 7 partition, if it fails boot back into Recovery Tools list to run Startup Repair up to 3 separate times with reboots to write the System boot files to Win7: Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

If this fails, you'll need to unplug the DISK1 matrix during repairs, or wipe it first using Diskpart: Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command

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25 Jan 2011   #12

windows 7 enterprise x64

The best solution is the most simple one . The C partition was active, so i had disk 1 disabled from BIOS, ran Startup Repair once, reboot and it worked. Then i had disk 1 re-enabled from bios and now it's all fine. Thanks for the "unplugged" idea.
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