1.    12 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Pro

    Windows Boot and Windows on different drives

    Before installing Windows 10 I clean reinstalled my Windows 7 onto a new SSD but inadvertently left my BIOS boot drive as my old HDD. Now I find that I have my windows 10 boot files in the HDD and the rest of the OS on the SSD, so I am still dependant on that old HDD. It's quite old, and I tried to swap it out to a new HDD but found this issue.

    I've tried BootRec /RebuildBcd, BootRec /FixMbr and BootRec /FixBoot, rebooting the PC between each, but without success. I want to make the SSD bootable, what have I missed?
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  2.    13 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2,108

    Install Macrium Reflect Free and create a Rescue usb stick or dvd.

    Disconnect hdd.

    Boot into Rescue Drive.

    Select Restore tab.

    Click 'fix windows boot problems'

    Click next, finish and it will rebuild boot sectors in correct drive.

    Then you can reinstate hdd and delete old boot partition.
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