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I have a Windows 8 PC with two hard drives. Disk 0 has the 100MB system drive partition and is marked as System.

Disk 1 is the boot drive and where Windows is installed.

I'd like to get my current install of Windows on to Disk 0 as I need to re-purpose Disk 1.

I can clone the boot partition on disk 1 to disk 0 easily enough, but how do I tell Windows to look to disk 0 to to boot instead of disk 1?

Obviously I'm trying not to rebuild everything and I do understand the risks of moving around partitions.

Thanks!
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As soon as you clone the partition and then delete the partition from Disk1 it will notice the partition presence itself. It could ask for startup process repair so have a Windows DVD by you.
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