Confuse partitioning organization after fresh installing on new SSD Solved

  1.    22 Sep 2016 #1

    Confuse partitioning organization after fresh installing on new SSD

    Today I've bought myself an SSD, to speed up things... :)
    D:\ (Disk 1) is the Hard Disk (500GB), C:\ (Disk 0) is the Solid State Drive (120GB)
    (Both GPT/UEFI)

    Well, I decided to clean install Windows 10 on it, but the partitions look very odd.

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    I don't know if I'm safe to wipe the Disk 1 completely, or rearrange my files on it so I can use it as a data drive only...
    I fear that it might crash my whole installation.
    I'm also totally lost on what Windows has done. lol

    EDIT: I've had a previous installation on the Hard Disk (Disk 1\D:\)
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       22 Sep 2016 #2

    I don't know if I'm safe to wipe the Disk 1 completely, or rearrange my files on it so I can use it as a data drive only...
    No, if you wipe disk 1. Windows on disk 0 won't boot since the EFI System containing boot code is on disk 1.
    What you should have done was to install Windows with disk 0 connected only.

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  3.    22 Sep 2016 #3

    Yeah, I've just found out a way to fix... I was really worried with it.
    I guess my knowledge wasn't enough. I wasn't warned about it nor did I do any research .

    I found a solution though....
    (On 10 Forums (mods will hate me for that I know, useless thread).
    I did some research before though and I was just unable to find anything about it [perhaps excitement with my new drive])

    Quoted from:
    Kyhi said: View Post
    - Boot the computer using the Windows 7/8/8.1/10 installation media.
    - On the first screen, press SHIFT+F10 to bring up the command prompt.
    - Run the following commands at the command prompt.

    list disk
    select disk # Note: Select the disk where you want to add the EFI System partition.
    list partition
    select partition # Note: Select the Windows OS partition (# number) or your data partition.
    shrink desired=100
    create partition efi size=100
    format quick fs=fat32
    assign letter=s

    list partition
    list volume Note: Note the volume letter where the Windows OS is installed.

    bcdboot X:\windows /s S:
    Note: Replace "X" with the volume letter of the Windows OS partition.

    BCDBoot copies the boot files from the Windows partition to the EFI System partition and creates the BCD store in the same partition.

    Remove the Windows installation media and restart the computer into your BIOS settings and set the SSD as the First Boot Device.
    Moving / recreating EFI partition - Windows 10 Forums
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