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Win7 boot system, help!
Feb 24, 2010, 6:15 AM
I want to disconnect one of my HD, but if I do so Win7 does not boot anymore (what the hell??). Apparently he needs some boot file which lives on the HD I need to remove.
So how to make Win7 able to boot without the presence of another HD where he does not live anyway ? That is, how to make Win7 "autonomous" on its own HD ?
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Feb 24, 2010, 10:51 AM
Try removing the hard drive. Then use the windows 7 repair tools (f8 on startup), to repair the boot files, or do an installation repair.
Feb 24, 2010, 12:13 PM
Why should I "repair" anything if nothing is broken ? Is there any faster and more logical way ?
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Feb 24, 2010, 12:27 PM
no because 7 makes a like 100mb partition and it looks like it found a nice home on that hard drive
Feb 24, 2010, 12:34 PM
The 'repair' is to replace your system files, which includes your boot files.
Feb 24, 2010, 12:55 PM
All right them, I'm gonna try that.
But in my opinion, that Win7 puts essential stuff in other HDs is like a company which builds a brand new house and puts the circuit inside a neighbour house : totally nonsensical. Am I wrong ?
Feb 24, 2010, 1:36 PM
Did you install windows 7 on a secondary drive?
Mar 6, 2010, 5:40 PM
I installed it on a SATA actually. But now it works so that's fine. Thanks!
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