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  1.    27 May 2016 #21
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    in your PIC of two GPT partitions...

    you need to shrink the windows partition 100MB
    and create an efi partition..

    create partition efi size=100 format quick fs=fat32 label="SYSTEM"
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  2.    27 May 2016 #22
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    Quote Originally Posted by simrick View Post
    Sounds good.
    AND WE'RE BACK, BABY! IT WORKS. Everything is just like I had it. Wowza. What a ride it's been. Thank you hugely for the help; the image trick was it. Now, we've got robust partitions actually made by Windows (instead of me trying to hack them together) and Win10 is right back where I wanted. You are amazing. Thank you--I really appreciate all your help.

    And, Disk Management does in fact just show 3 partitions; I think that 16 MB one is not visible or maybe it gets deleted after install.

    Here is what Disk Management shows:

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    Macrium Layout:

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  3.    27 May 2016 #23
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kyhi View Post
    in your PIC of two GPT partitions...

    you need to shrink the windows partition 100MB
    and create an efi partition..

    create partition efi size=100 format quick fs=fat32 label="SYSTEM"
    Oh, gosh, I just saw this! Ohhh, OK, right. Apparently, that 450MB recovery partition isn't required, so it was just this one partition missing. But, I think it has to be in front of the Windows partition and moving it, etc. sounded a bit complicated.

    But, thank you. Hopefully, when someone else makes the same mistake I did, they'll be able to see your reply first (I'll mark them both in the OP) and they can try it first, as it does sound faster.
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  4.    27 May 2016 #24
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    Quote Originally Posted by ikjadoon View Post
    AND WE'RE BACK, BABY! IT WORKS. Everything is just like I had it. Wowza. What a ride it's been. Thank you hugely for the help; the image trick was it. Now, we've got robust partitions actually made by Windows (instead of me trying to hack them together) and Win10 is right back where I wanted. You are amazing. Thank you--I really appreciate all your help.

    And, Disk Management does in fact just show 3 partitions; I think that 16 MB one is not visible or maybe it gets deleted after install.

    Here is what Disk Management shows:

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	disk-management.png 
Views:	8 
Size:	87.5 KB 
ID:	82032

    Macrium Layout:

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Capture.PNG 
Views:	4 
Size:	9.4 KB 
ID:	82034

    YES! Macrium to the rescue again! So glad it's working now!

    And, Disk Management does in fact just show 3 partitions; I think that 16 MB one is not visible or maybe it gets deleted after install.
    You're right - I forgot about that....
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  5.    27 May 2016 #25
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    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    retest the my PE ISO download
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  6.    28 May 2016 #26
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    Quote Originally Posted by simrick View Post
    YES! Macrium to the rescue again! So glad it's working now!

    You're right - I forgot about that....
    Right? Whew; it's a major sigh of relief. I had set it all up 2 weeks ago and it took the whole weekend to get everything installed again on the 500GB. Another weekend saved--thanks again.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kyhi View Post
    retest the my PE ISO download
    The new mirrors are working perfectly, Thank you for providing such a valuable resource to the community. I want to put it on my flash drive now, haha, permanently!
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  7.    29 May 2016 #27
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    Quote Originally Posted by ikjadoon View Post
    Right? Whew; it's a major sigh of relief. I had set it all up 2 weeks ago and it took the whole weekend to get everything installed again on the 500GB. Another weekend saved--thanks again.



    The new mirrors are working perfectly, Thank you for providing such a valuable resource to the community. I want to put it on my flash drive now, haha, permanently!
    Cheers! Enjoy the weekend!
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