shmu26

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I have a Windows 10 installation in a Macrium Reflect system image, and I want to make a second Windows installation from it, to be used in a dual-boot setup.
I can restore it onto a separate partition -- but how do I make it boot, using Windows bootloader (not Grub)?
 
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i see no point of dual win10 installations, you have users accounts for that or VM; unless you have a specific use that requires a virgin system. not saying good luck with the every 6 months upgrades that may mess it all LOL
 
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At home I use a desktop computer. I want to take a laptop along with me when I travel in a month, and I want it to have my own personal Windows installation on it, yet I don't want to delete the family's Windows installation. So the dual boot solution sounded to me the easiest way to do it. I assume that running Macrium Reflect boot repair should be able to add it as a boot entry. I would do the same thing on the desktop computer, so the family can have their Windows installation to use, while I am away.
But before I try this crazy and perhaps dumb idea, I need to get a bigger SSD...
 
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This is what user accounts are made for, you keep the integrity of the OS while many people can use it and set their account differently.
Some programs can be installed for all users or limited ones depends where it is installed.
Adding a dual boot is just a pain, for the few benefit it affords in your case.
You just have to create a admin account to set general restrictions and security measures while using your own SUA.
What you plan to do is silly, I did what you plan to do a long time ago on Win7 because I wanted to use a separate gaming system. But it afforded no real benefits. At that time, no 6 months rolling updates like Win10 does now.
 
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