Recent content by klong915

  1. K

    PC start-up goes directly to last boot-up selection

    Hi, There is a resolve, however; unpleasant. Since the anniversary update with windows 10 pro, ksh would crash upon open giving error message: "_main: memory allocation error during startup." . This also occurred in windows 7 and the fix was to take ownership of windows dir. Trying this...
  2. K

    PC start-up goes directly to last boot-up selection

    Hi, There are 3 partitions on this PC's drive, each with bootable OS. From PC pwr-up it will boot to the default boot w/o allowing user to select. If restart is requested it will behave as expected: allowing boot selection. This is new for me, in past this did not happen. The difference is Win...
  3. K

    Lost direction to first partition (windows7 up graded to 10)

    Hi, Found answer on windows 10 fourm: <cmd> BCDBOOT D:\Windows It took a little while with a lot of disk i/o but the win10 boot loader has returned. Thanks, Keith
  4. K

    Lost direction to first partition (windows7 up graded to 10)

    Hi Terry, I just noticed your request concerning easybcd settings.Deatiled view: Windows Boot Manager -------------------- identifier {9dea862c-5cdd-4e70-acc1-f32b344d4795} device partition=C: description Windows Boot Manager locale...
  5. K

    Lost direction to first partition (windows7 up graded to 10)

    I want win10 so I took a shot at below: win10 partition (part1) copied d:\Windows\Boot to d: copied d:\Windows\Boot\PCAT\bootmgr to d: This file and folder were never at root d: before made part1 (win10 part) active in boot manager re-started Got Blue screen that read: there is a problem with...
  6. K

    Lost direction to first partition (windows7 up graded to 10)

    Hi, OK, I was getting another pc to working order (actually just the software in place on 250g drive). I've now swapped disks and in place of this post. I copied the larger bootmgr from the windows 10 upgrade Windows/Boot/PCAT/bootmgr to the windows 7 partition root drive c:/bootmgr. I do not...
  7. K

    Lost direction to first partition (windows7 up graded to 10)

    Hi and thanks for your responses. OK I can manipulate drive contents via mint boot (extended part4). Still having doubts/concerns I looked on win7 drive for bootmgr again to find in windows/boot/pcat , also in widows/boot are a larger set of files as those found in c:/boot . Both sets of files...
  8. K

    Lost direction to first partition (windows7 up graded to 10)

    OK I did not try to post privately. Win10 doesn't have bootmgr file in root (375kb) as win7 does. It does have same in $Windows.~BT/NewOS/bootmgr (387kb) .The overall structure between the two appears a lot different. If win7 root/bootmgr were replaced with win10's $Windows.~BT/NewOS/bootmgr all...
  9. K

    Lost direction to first partition (windows7 up graded to 10)

    Hi, Easybcd created the MBR that has been in place on my pc for some time. 1 drive with 5 partitions. part1: Win10 (upgrade of win7) primary part2: Win7 primary part3: extention part4: Mint Rafaela extended part5: swap extended This setup has been in place for over a half a year and all was...