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Problem with Win7 copy

Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:53 am

Hi - I want to be able to boot between 2 copies of Win7. I've installed BIBM and copied the Win7 partition but the properties for the copy say the partition is not bootable. I have the System reserved partition followed by Win7 then the Win7 copy and last the BIBM partition. This all on one drive.

Re: Problem with Win7 copy

Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:51 am

Deetoo wrote:Hi - I want to be able to boot between 2 copies of Win7. I've installed BIBM and copied the Win7 partition but the properties for the copy say the partition is not bootable. I have the System reserved partition followed by Win7 then the Win7 copy and last the BIBM partition. This all on one drive.


Since you have a System Reserved partition, the original Win7 partition is probably not bootable either, is it?

Re: Problem with Win7 copy

Mon Mar 12, 2012 1:56 pm

Deetoo wrote:I have the System reserved partition followed by Win7 then the Win7 copy and last the BIBM partition. This all on one drive.

Deetoo,

Make it easy for your self. Delete the Win7 copy. Remove the SRP...

http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/kb/article.php?id=409

Copy the Win7 partition. Set up a new boot item in BIBM.

Re: Problem with Win7 copy

Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:27 am

Bob C: Yes it does boot. BIBM seems to boot the SRP which boots Win7.
Brian K: Thanks, yes I can see that's the best route to take.

Re: Problem with Win7 copy

Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:18 am

Yes that worked. Thanks
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