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Had this problem before. Amateur Radio K0LO

Top Login to post comments Sun, 2010-02-07 05:18 #22 Brian K Offline Forum Member Joined: 2009-08-16 Posts: 44 Bill, When using BING as a boot manager and cloning I know, because that's what I have done.

__________________ thecreator - Using Acronis True Image 10 Home. It is easier than multi-booting WinXP. Source

You don't use the Microsoft boot manager. You lose everything on the Hard Drive, unless one pays a lot of money to recover the Hard Drive. __________________ thecreator - Using Acronis True Image 10 Home. I clone one partition to another partition because it is faster and does not need space to store the image. When I try using System Preferences in OSX, I get the screen with two...

Is Clonezilla the best for this do you think? Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. Now with the old you also got yourself a backup. Ask questions if you don't understand my instructions.

Clone the existing pro to the other partition, it's already activated, it's legal, and just choose which one to boot to. Browse other questions tagged dual-boot partitioning cloning or ask your own question. Run BCD Edit on Win73. So maybe cloning is not what I need to do.

more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Top Login to post comments Tue, 2010-02-09 20:24 #27 Bill Hart Offline Beginner Joined: 2010-02-03 Posts: 12 Hello Brian K, I have been here before in early 2009 with BING and That extended partition used to have a lot more things in it, so I think it's time to do some spring cleaning there.

Will Acronis True Image Home 2011 do this? Moby, Mar 16, 2006 #2 pm1941 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 31, 2005 Messages: 190 It's a long story. installed in E I was not given a choice to select E. and this where I had trouble before.

Top Login to post comments Wed, 2010-02-10 04:15 #29 Bill Hart Offline Beginner Joined: 2010-02-03 Posts: 12 Hi Brina K, Thanks for the offer. Apparently there must be some type of boot manager installed somewhere that recognizes the operating system in the partitions and offers a choice which partition to boot from. So I suspect it is the cloning software that is at fault. You will need the Windows 7 Disk to install the operating system on the Hard Drive, for it will properly fix the Boot Loaders, where when Windows 7 Boot Manager comes

I can post a picture or model/version number, but do tell me how do find it. http://puchinet.com/question-for/question-for-moderators-others.php I actually have two separate 1TB drives for backup so that's not an issue. It seems that a boot manager is already installed since it detected my D - W7 drive and booted fine. You clone the old Hdd.

I had installed W7 to D and worked just fine. Amateur Radio K0LO

Top Login to post comments Sat, 2010-02-06 22:48 #16 thecreator Offline Beginner Joined: 2009-08-27 Posts: 13 Hi Brian, I stand corrected. Share it with your friends! have a peek here Apparently there must be some type of boot manager installed somewhere that recognizes the operating system in the partitions and offers a choice which partition to boot from.

Please bear with me, because the description leading to the question is a little long-winded. This involves using the Copy/Paste buttons. Waste of time.

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If you want XP to manage the dual boot (as apposed to a 3rd party boot manager), you cannot clone to the second drive because of the registry conflict. 2) To What is the simple edit of the BCD that would solve my booting into D? Join our site today to ask your question. http://puchinet.com/question-for/question-for-eddie5659.php To test the feasibility I installed W7 in the D partition.