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Booting Windows 10

Sat Sep 05, 2015 12:57 am

I have Windows 10 on an SSD as my operating system and installed BIBM on a HD after I had been using the computer for a while.

I thought I could just create copies of the 3 Windows partitions on the SSD onto the HD and then have a normal boot menu item point to the copy of the "System Reserved" partition and thus boot from the HD, like it does on the SSD.

When I do this I get the Windows 10 startup screen (black background, central green 4 paned window and the circular loading image in the lower centre of the screen) but that it is a far as it goes. The screen looks like it is loading but doesn't make any progress beyond that.

I've switched off "Fast Startup". Any help would be appreciated, .

Re: Booting Windows 10

Sat Sep 05, 2015 4:26 pm

I would get rid of the system reserved partition
(http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/kb/article.php?id=409) , then each copy is
just bootable.

Otherwise, you'll need an entry in the BCD for each copy using BCDEdit in
BootIt Partition Work, or make a separate copy for each, and adjust the BCD
to point to the OS partition, then setup the boot items paired up.

"tonyterabyrne" wrote in message news:10254@public.bootitbm...

I have Windows 10 on an SSD as my operating system and installed BIBM on a
HD after I had been using the computer for a while.

I thought I could just create copies of the 3 Windows partitions on the SSD
onto the HD and then have a normal boot menu item point to the copy of the
"System Reserved" partition and thus boot from the HD, like it does on the
SSD.

When I do this I get the Windows 10 startup screen (black background,
central green 4 paned window and the circular loading image in the lower
centre of the screen) but that it is a far as it goes. The screen looks like
it is loading but doesn't make any progress beyond that.

I've switched off "Fast Startup". Any help would be appreciated, .

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