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Hard drive no longer bootable

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#1
So i have 2 hard drives and they were both bootable. The computer stopped booting from the primary drive that i normally boot from (the 2TB) and instead started booting from the 500gb drive again. I looked in the bios the 2TB drive is no longer even an option to boot from. What the heck happened?

-Both drives appear in the bios
-Only the 500gb drive appears to be bootable
-The 2TB HD was booting just fine until i came to visit my parents and found it was booting off the 500gb (everything was old and not updated)
-The 2TB drive can be seen from the windows of the 500gb drive.

I don't suppose there would be a quick fix for this? I'm having trouble finding information on google because it's mostly just entry after entry of drives not being visible in windows.
 

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#2
only 2TB in system

boot from disk

go to commnand prompt

Bootrec.exe /fixmbr

reboot.

no work start over

type

Bootrec.exe /fixboot
 
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Cooling 4x 120mm 1x 200mm fans
Memory 8GB DDR2 G.Skill @511mhz (5-5-5-15)
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Storage Hitachi Deskstar 7K500 500GB SATA2
Display(s) 22Inch Samsung 2220WM
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#3
Ok so I figured it out.

So basically what happened was the 2TB drive got a windows update that required multiple restarts. For some reason during what appeared to be the 3rd stage of the update when it restarted it was no longer considered a bootable drive or something. So when i unplugged the 500gb harddrive it booted normally, finished the update and went into windows. I reconnected the 500gb HD again and everything is working just fine like before. Weird.