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Windows 7: BCDEDIT - How to Use

01 Mar 2010   #80

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

My question is still why the author chose to use UUID instead of
GUID. I feel like the author would be the only person qualified to answer why he made that choice.

I am well aware of the definitions, per se.

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01 Mar 2010   #81

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Lol, no problem. I guess that Limneos is the only person to answer that particular question. As far as I can make out, they are pretty much interchangeable, but as for why he chose one form over the other, only he can answer.
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03 Mar 2010   #82

Windows 7 x64

Ok I think this is going to help me out later since I'm not by my computer at this time. I have a question though. I think Windows 7 is trying to boot from my E: drive but my "system" is setup on the C:. If I run through the BCDedit/ and I see that this is the case how would I go about getting the "boot" back onto the C: drive?

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03 Mar 2010   #83

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit


Shut off your computer.

Turn on you computer.

Immediately, and continuously, tap the F8 key until you get to the "Advanced Menu Options" screen.

Choose the top choice, "Repair your computer"

You will get a "System Recovery Options" window.
Next you way along and sign in with your admin password if you would like.
Finally, you get another menu.

Choose the top choice again "Startup Repair"

See if this doesn't solve your problem.
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03 Mar 2010   #84

Windows 7 x64

Ok I ran "startup repair" and this didn't work. I'm noticing that it states that "Operating System: Windows 7 on E: Local Disk ". My windows 7 IS NOT installed on E: but it's installed on C: So to make myself clear C: was the main SATA drive used that I installed Windows 7 on originally.

When I run /bcdedit the following pops up:

Windows Boot Manager
Identifier: {bootmgr}
device: partition=C:
description: Windows boot manager
locale: en-US
inherit: {global settings}
default: {default}
resumeobject: {c767c984-c249-11de-8b9d-c7ee4708438f}
displayorder: {default}
toolsdiplayer: {default}
timeout: 30

Windows Boot Loader
Identifier: {default}
device: partition=E:
path: \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description: Windows 7
locale: en-US
inherit: {bootloadersettings}
recoveryseq: {c767c984-c249-11de-8b9d-c7ee4708438f}
recoveryenab: Yes
osdevice: partition=E:
systemroot: \Windows
resumeobject: {c767c984-c249-11de-8b9d-c7ee4708438f}
nx: Optin

Is this setup correctly? Please help.

I ran Diskpart, lis vol and the following comes up as well:

Volume 0/F/DVD_ROM/UDF/DVD-ROM/3094MB/Healthy
Volume 1/C/System Rese/NFTS/Partition/100MB/Healthy
Volume 2/E/blank/NFTS/Partition/465GB/Healthy
Volume 3/D/Tera/NFTS/Partition/931GB/Healthy

I don't understand but my D: drive is my 1tb hard drive? When windows was working it was drive letter E:

It still is looking at E: when trying to find system restore points; I know it used to pull the system restore points from the C: drive though. Shouldn't it be looking at C:? Is this the reason why it can't boot up? I can get to the login screen but it's completely black. Thanks for all the help!
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16 Mar 2010   #85

windows 7
I need some Help

i backed up an image of my windows 7 and i want to recover it in in several partitions

the first recovery on partion c: works fine later i recover my windows 7 image into another partion and try to daul-boot them using you guide but it did not work i see

Windows 7 Freezed
Windows 7 Unfreezed <---won't load

one partion will have windows 7 with deep freeze

and the other with no deep freeze

but i cant dual-boot them

the pint is i want two Windows 7 in different partions recovered from and image and make them to daul-boot
i hope you can help me
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01 Apr 2010   #86

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

This tutorial was referenced by Fred Langa in the the latest Windows Secrets edition. He posted the link to it in his article.
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28 Apr 2010   #87

Win7 64bits

bcdedit /set {4c21825f-e04b-11dd-b760-00195b61617a} numpoc 2
NOTE: This adds the 2 CPU Core support during boot, like you do in msconfig.
numpoc 2 = numproc 2
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01 May 2010   #88

Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit

Hi All,

I have a weird entry in my current BCD file. Can someone help me to remove it? I get an error everytime I try to delete it with EasyBCD 2.0 Beta..

My BCD looks like this:

There are a total of 3 entries listed in the bootloader.

Default: Windows 7 SLI
Timeout: 2 seconds.
EasyBCD Boot Device: D:\

Entry #1
Name: Windows 7 SLI
BCD ID: {current}
Drive: C:\
Bootloader Path: \Windows\system32\osloadw7.exe

Entry #2
Name: Windows 7
BCD ID: {57bc9ba3-7768-11de-8d7f-bc29a8a8e033}
Drive: C:\
Bootloader Path: \Windows\system32\winload.exe

Entry #3
Name: Unnamed Entry
BCD ID: {57bc9ba2-7768-11de-8d7f-bc29a8a8e033}
Device: unknown
Bootloader Path:
Its entry #3 I'm trying to get rid of.
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01 May 2010   #89

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

bcdedit /delete {57bc9ba2-7768-11de-8d7f-bc29a8a8e033}

What error message does Easy give you ?
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