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BIBM's swap option and Windows 10

Postby AGH1965 » Sat May 04, 2019 3:01 am

Is BIBM's swap option still useful when using Windows 10? When booting a Windows 10 partition on the second hard drive (HD1) I don't see any difference with or without the swap option selected. In both cases Windows recognizes that the boot partition is on HD1 and not on HD0. So it seems to me that BIBM's swap option doesn't manage to fool Windows 10. However, long ago I used BING's swap option to fool Windows 98 and that worked out as expected.
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Re: BIBM's swap option and Windows 10

Postby TeraByte Support(PP) » Sat May 04, 2019 9:50 am

I don't think it normally matters with BCD booting since the drive/partition references tell it where to go. Once in Windows it's going to show drive order however it wants regardless of the swap option.
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Re: BIBM's swap option and Windows 10

Postby TeraByte Support » Sat May 04, 2019 11:27 am

most new systems have been requiring "fix swap" enabled as well.


"AGH1965" wrote in message news:16998@public.bootitbm...

Is BIBM's swap option still useful when using Windows 10? When booting a
Windows 10 partition on the second hard drive (HD1) I don't see any
difference with or without the swap option selected. In both cases Windows
recognizes that the boot partition is on HD1 and not on HD0. So it seems to
me that BIBM's swap option doesn't manage to fool Windows 10. However, long
ago I used BING's swap option to fool Windows 98 and that worked out as
expected.

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Re: BIBM's swap option and Windows 10

Postby AGH1965 » Sun May 05, 2019 5:11 am

TeraByte Support(PP) wrote:
> I don't think it normally matters with BCD booting since the
> drive/partition references tell it where to go. Once in Windows it's going
> to show drive order however it wants regardless of the swap option.

TeraByte Support wrote:
> most new systems have been requiring "fix swap" enabled as well.

The combination of these two replies confuses me. The first one suggests that the "swap" option isn't useful anymore for modern Windows versions. So why even bother to use the "fix swap" option? Besides, the manual says about the "fix swap" option: "Enable this option ONLY if your system locks up when you use the Swap option in a Boot Menu item." So it seems to me the "fix swap" option ONLY fixes locking up the system, but not the fact that the "swap" option doesn't have any effect on modern Windows versions. Is that correct?
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