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As far as I know they somehow swapped and now I can't access PC. It won't boot, even in safe-mode. It goes through windows logo and then gives blue-screen.

What can I do to restore everything back to normal?

Also, note that it is one HDD, two partitions. One has windows installed on it.

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closed as not a real question by Oliver Salzburg Aug 23 '12 at 18:30

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Do you mean the name of the drive? – chmod Aug 23 '12 at 16:27
@chmod How do I do that? Note that I can't go to safe-mode. – Stan Aug 23 '12 at 16:27
The name of the drive shouldn't really matter, only the drive letter that is. I can rename my C drive to whatever and my D drive to whatever and it will still boot – chmod Aug 23 '12 at 16:31
@RandolphWest: I've yet to see something hardcoded to the drive name. – grawity Aug 23 '12 at 17:31
Your assumptions about the cause of your issue are possibly incorrect. Please take a step back. What is the BSOD that you're seeing? Does it show a STOP code? If so, which one? What was the last thing you did before the issue started appearing? – Oliver Salzburg Aug 23 '12 at 18:29

Once you find the correct partition, reset the boot order, sounds like the bios defaulted somehow on the boot order, just needs to be set right.


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And this works with two partitions on the same physical drive too? – user3463 Aug 23 '12 at 17:09

First off, your description of your problem is extremely vague. Please clarify it. However, from what I think you are saying, your assumption is wrong. If for some reason the boot process is trying to boot from the wrong partition, you should be getting an error along the lines of "Invalid boot partition." If you are getting a blue screen error, then the machine is booting properly, but something else is wrong, like a bad driver, corrupt sectors on the hard drive, etc...

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