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Remove the hard drive before booting into the SSD for the first time The problem you experienced is caused by the Windows installation on the SSD continuing to reference the old hard drive. As a result, Windows incorrectly assigns a drive letter that is not C: to the SSD. Because the system assumes that key system files are in C:, several core components ...


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Do not delete that D: LENOVO partition. It is used for the complete image recovery (as in factory reset). Yes, there is another partition labeled PBR_DRV but you need this D: LENOVO as well or else you will get the dreaded Windows cannot find a system image on this computer error message when attempting recovery.


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That's not how partitions work. What happens if you're copying from a Linux ext3 partition to a Windows-based NTFS? You can't just change the index, you need to physically move the data. This is also why partitions do not dynamically expand by default. Data is laid out, ideally, in a single stream for each file, within the bounds of the partition. Just like ...


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You're most likely not going to get anything back, since you deleted the partitions and installed windows, you've most likely written over the space containing those previous partitions. The more you mess with a drive with deleted partitions, the higher the chances of getting rid of that data forever. You can always try of course with Testdisk, Recuva or ...


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Usually small percentage of the partitions available space is used to store file system-related data but it wont be shown if you try to view with show the hidden files.This is for applied for all partitions.I have also had small partitions with 100 mb labelled as primary with the same used space so i have format it and added with another disk make sure ...


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By looking at the screenshot - correct me if I'm mistaken: /dev/sda is marked as a SYSTEM, but does not have a "boot" flag set. /dev/sda2/ has a boot flag set but doesn't seem to be manjaro booter. In other words, you tried to utilise a hard drive while breaking up the partitioning. It seems Windows tries to boots from /dev/sda but it cannot find its ...


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If Windows does not allow you to extend the first partition (not sure it can do that on-the-fly with FAT partitions), you should erase all the partitions on the SD card (meaning that you will lose all the data on it, so copy it somewhere else before), then create a new empty partition taking the whole space on the card. This should solve your problem. Also, ...



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