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How to make the Windows 8 partition as primary?

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    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    This is a strange setup. You have a 2.5GB Fat32 partition that contains the bootmgr. I wonder how that ever got there.
    The 2.5gb Fat32 partition is a old type OEM Boot/Recovery partition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    This is a strange setup. You have a 2.5GB Fat32 partition that contains the bootmgr. I wonder how that ever got there.
    The 2.5gb Fat32 partition is a old type OEM Boot/Recovery partition.
    It must be very old. I never saw that kind of setup and I am 75, LOL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    This is a strange setup. You have a 2.5GB Fat32 partition that contains the bootmgr. I wonder how that ever got there.
    The 2.5gb Fat32 partition is a old type OEM Boot/Recovery partition.
    It must be very old. I never saw that kind of setup and I am 75, LOL.

    When the PC was new, that partition was at front, Lenovo with Windows 7 have a Recovery disc maker, boots from BIOS. (One Key Recovery)
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    That must be a Lenovo special. I never owned a Lenovo.
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