[attachment=0]drive data.PNG[/attachment]TeraByte Support(PP) wrote:
> What is the partition configuration on the original Windows drive?
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> For BIBM, the booting drive would be the drive that contains the Windows
> boot partition being booted. For example, when the Windows installation on
> HD1 is being setup, the booting drive would normally be HD1 (the boot
> partition for that Windows normally being either the Windows partition or
> the System Reserved partition on HD1).
This is where I am confused. I set up the SSD on its own with no other drives connected I thought it was on HD0. It seems to be on HD1
> You would edit the boot menu item for that Windows and make sure the
> correct partitions are loaded into the MBR (if using EMBR), that you have
> "Swap" enabled, and you have the boot drive & partition set
> (HD: 1, Boot: Windows/SR partition). Keep in mind that any HD# references
> in BIBM should be what BIBM sees for the drives -- driver order displayed
> in Windows may be different (this is normal).
I need to sit down when its quiet and digest that
> If your original drive was the old boot drive you should still be able to
> boot it by selecting it in the BIOS boot menu. Does this work to boot it or
> do you get the same boot error?
I can boot to the SSD which seems to be on HD1 but not the preexisting windows (installed on a previous drive BEFORE BIBM was installed.)
> What is the exact boot error message you're getting?
It says bootmgr missing.
> BIBM will only automatically create menu entries for Windows installations
> found when BIBM is installed. Otherwise, they need to be created manually.
You mean if BIBM is installed and you then set up windows it will automatically see that INSTALL ? Any on old drives need to be added manually?
REally appreciate your time in assisting me.
Regards Andy T
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