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is it possible to transfer boot manager to different partition?

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i have my hard drive split into 2 different partitions 1 160GB ad 1 320GB and for some reason the windows installation put the boot manager on the 160GB partition instead of my main 320 one can i just copy it over and format the 160 partition with the windows 7 DVD? or will it not work?

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It won't work.
A few months back I struggled to move the Bmgr to another disk manually. Modified all entries, everything looked correct, but in the end I still had to reinstall...
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It won't work.
A few months back I struggled to move the Bmgr to another disk manually. Modified all entries, everything looked correct, but in the end I still had to reinstall...
yup just found out the hard way :/
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I assume it's your Seagate drive so give this a try DiscWizard. I'm not sure it'd work with partitions though.
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DiscWizard makes adding a new hard drive much easier. It can be used in several different ways. For example, you can use it to copy all the data from an old drive to the new one. The new drive will have the operating system, and will be bootable. DiscWizard can also partition and format a new drive for additional storage.
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