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Can Windows Repair fix Windows 7 on a secondary drive?
« on: November 08, 2016, 09:38:05 am »
My C: drive is running Windows 7 Ultimate SPI and is happy and boots.
My D: drive does not boot, gives me blue screen. I've tried many things BUT

Would love to run Windows Repair on that D: drive after booting on C:
How?

Thanks for the help - very appreciative of the power of Windows Repair Pro...

Tom Sherman

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Re: Can Windows Repair fix Windows 7 on a secondary drive?
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2016, 10:14:39 am »
The program needs to be run from within Windows.

What do you have on D: ?

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Re: Can Windows Repair fix Windows 7 on a secondary drive?
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2016, 11:01:27 am »
Drive D has a copy of Windows that won't boot and I don't know how to fix.
Drive C has a copy of Windows 7 that is happy, singing songs and drawing fancy pictures.

Looking to boot from C and repair the Windows installation on D.

thanks in advance for the help, comments, or sympathy!

Tom

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Re: Can Windows Repair fix Windows 7 on a secondary drive?
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2016, 03:20:43 pm »
What version of Windows is on D: and is this a separate hard drive - and what is the Stop Error code that you are getting in the BSOD ?

Most BSODs are caused by driver problems.


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Re: Can Windows Repair fix Windows 7 on a secondary drive?
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2016, 05:17:22 am »
Windows 7 ultimate on D drive (also on C drive)
C boots fine
D boot crashes
Safe mode boot on D stops at "disk.sys" then BSOD with 0x0000007B
i booted Linux and replaced disk.sys with a copy from the C drive (which boots fine) - did not help

The tip sites say disk.sys means bad drive (but i've done chkdsk on d - no errors) and since c boots fine in my system, i don't know why c's disk.sys is happy with my computer and d is not

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