Windows 10: Switching the OS from one boot drive to the next

Discus and support Switching the OS from one boot drive to the next in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I have two SSD's one an NVME M.2 and I want to switch the OS from my old one to my new one(NVME). Freeing up all the space in the old drive to put... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by RyanCombs1, Dec 8, 2018.

  1. Switching the OS from one boot drive to the next


    I have two SSD's one an NVME M.2 and I want to switch the OS from my old one to my new one(NVME). Freeing up all the space in the old drive to put files on I need fast access to.

    :)
     
    RyanCombs1, Dec 8, 2018
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  2. little cat, Dec 8, 2018
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  3. Mussels Win User
    Wondering about a second hard drive and installing Vista on it and also a ..

    iv'e had too many problems to list like that, thats why i suggested disconnecting the original drive(s) and using the BIOS to choose what drive to boot from.
     
    Mussels, Dec 8, 2018
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  4. topgundcp Win User

    Switching the OS from one boot drive to the next

    Dual Booting 2 x Windows 10 OS Drives (Existing Installs)


    It is uneccessary to do all of the above.
    1. Boot up Windows 10
    2. Open Disk Management and take a note of the drive letter of the other Windows 10
    3. Open Admin Command Prompt and type: bcdboot X:\Windows where X is the drive letter noted in step 2
    4. Reboot, you should have a dual boot menu.
     
    topgundcp, Dec 8, 2018
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