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Windows 7: Bootable partition confusion

16 Jan 2010   #31
RogerR

7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Next question - I read the tutorial on extracting user settings from windows.old, but couldn't make it work for me (too many files not found). Any thoughts on that?


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16 Jan 2010   #32
RogerR

7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

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Ok, looks like I'm out the other side
Nice work, Roger.

Did it go as predicted?

I was waiting up here with a bag of tricks.
Yep. Easy peasy 2 minute-fix if you boot from PW, but a horrid 2 hour vortex if you don't!


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16 Jan 2010   #33
gregrocker

 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RogerR View Post
Ok, looks like I'm out the other side
Nice work, Roger.

Did it go as predicted?

I was waiting up here with a bag of tricks.
Yep. Easy peasy 2 minute-fix if you boot from PW, but a horrid 2 hour vortex if you don't!


It's why I always recommend the free Partition Wizard bootable CD on dual boot extractions, as you not only get better readings but can go back in when OS is unbootable to make necessary adjustments.

Couldn't really do without it. None other works quite as well with Win7 that I've found.
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