Windows 10: Windows' Boot loader installed itself on my old hard drive.

Discus and support Windows' Boot loader installed itself on my old hard drive. in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Yesterday I had put together my new machine and installed Windows 10 via USB, in UEFI. I have 2 hard drives, my new one which'll be the main one and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by NTekNiklaus, Sep 8, 2018.

  1. Windows' Boot loader installed itself on my old hard drive.


    Yesterday I had put together my new machine and installed Windows 10 via USB, in UEFI. I have 2 hard drives, my new one which'll be the main one and another one from my old computer plugged in, to transfer files.


    Apparently the boot loader had installed itself on the old computers hard drive, as it had Windows 7 on it, though 10 is on the new one. I need to get it to where it can boot on the new hard drive itself. How can I do that?

    :)
     
    NTekNiklaus, Sep 8, 2018
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  2. KTR
    ktr Win User

    How do I remove the Linux Boot Loader?

    You don't actually uninstall a boot loader but replace it with another.

    You cannot get Ubuntu to start on a Windows' boot loader, it needs to be GRUB (or an open source equivalent).

    Any ways, to get the Windows' boot loader back up, you need to insert your WIN7 installer disk and select the repair option>startup repair. I am assuming the WIN7 will use a similar setup menu as VISTA.

    Follow the guide here for step by step intructions: http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/EBCD/Recovering+the+Vista+Bootloader+from+the+DVD

    After that, just format the partition/disk that ubuntu is on...
     
  3. MilkyWay Win User
    issues with Boot Loader

    esaay bcd has a repair boot loader and other boot loader options, its saved me back when i removed my second hard drive
     
    MilkyWay, Sep 8, 2018
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  4. dhdude Win User

    Windows' Boot loader installed itself on my old hard drive.

    Replacing old hard drive, need way to copy Windows installation across

    Hey Guys,
    What would be the best way of copying/imaging the entire contents of an old system drive over to a replacement hard disk for the same machine? I need to copy the Windows installations and all other data to the new drive, and then format the old drive to use as a backup.

    Any suggestions? *Smile Windows' Boot loader installed itself on my old hard drive. :)
     
    dhdude, Sep 8, 2018
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