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Windows 7: Can't boot properly from a drive

03 Dec 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Can't boot properly from a drive

so i was on windows, on a website, when my computer formally shutdown and restarted. it wouldnt boot. i checked the bios and there were no changes. tried every bootrec / command and nothing would work. i ended up installing windows on my second drive, making that the boot priority, then adding the primary drive's OS onto that boot menu. i tried moving the bcd using easybcd onto my primary drive then booting from it and still nothing.
to sum up, my computer now boots bios-->E:\bcd->C:\Windows.
i want to fix it because I need to unplug my E drive to plug in my DVD drive because my gtx 570 is so long it blocks 3/5 of my sata ports and i want to install skyrim again thanks for your help!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Dec 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP


Please post back a screenshot of your maximized Disk Management drive map and listings:

1. Type Disk Management in Start Search box.
2. Open Disk Mgmt. window and maximize it.
3. Type Snipping Tool in Start Search box.
4. Open Snipping Tool, choose Rectangular Snip, click New, draw a box around full drive map and all listings.
5, Save Snip, attach using paper clip in Reply Box.

Tell us what is on each partition.

The normal way to repair Win7 is to make sure it or its 100mb System Reserved boot partition (Preferred if you have it) is marked Active then run Startup Repair - Run up to 3 Separate Times.
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