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I have a feeling that this is something to do with "BCD". At least the device is wrong if I try to use the old disk's BCD. How to copy partition? if so take care of the issue through service. 04-13-2008, 01:53 PM #10 steel_3d Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2008 Posts: 6 OS: Vista 32bit Yup the recovery get redirected here

But it seems to have not recognized the new E as a bootable device, and instead proceeded to the CD/DVD drive, and failed. You said" With the original C drive still the main boot drive, I will select my new drive to boot from, and the boot proceeds as normal", do you mean your We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. I'm trying to transition my dell laptop from an 80gb hard drive to a 200gb one.

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But if you still have a problem... What if you boot off the OS disk and do a fixmbr: http://helpdeskgeek.com/how-to/fix-mbr-xp-vista/ If you have Win 7 the Vista instructions should work. Error code = 0x0 Time taken = 78 ms Test Performed: --------------------------- Name: Internal state check Result: Completed successfully.

There are options for replacing these drivers, including what Realbeast woofed.If you have a spare external disk, you can use the excellent Restore to Dissimilar Hardware feature of EASEUS ToDo backup. a community for 8 yearsmessage the moderatorsMODERATORSdiscobreakinTrustedSynth3t1cTrustedg2g079Trusted-MikeeTrusted, Live Chat Founderrod156TrustedKumorigoeTrusted, Live Chat AOPFoxletFoxdesgenTrusted, Wiki TeamPM_ME_LOOSE_LIPSTrusted, Wiki Teamabout moderation team »discussions in /r/techsupport<>X8 · 12 comments PC started performing terribly overnight.11 · 5 comments Imgur, and only imgur, However, users can employ "Copy Disk" and "Migrate OS to HD/SSD Wizard" features in MiniTool Partition Wizard to migrate Windows. Minitool Partition Wizard Not Working Live Chat The live chat is transitioning to freenode and can be accessed here!

I have tried fixing it but hasn't changed a thing... Cloned Hard Drive Won't Boot Windows 7 We cannot assist with password issues. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 04-07-2008, 09:24 AM #2 Lead3 TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Jun 2006 Location: Florida, USA Posts: 2,010 OS: Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows Next I physically removed the old C drive, and moved the new E into position 0 on the motherboard.

I think the problem might result from my failure to remove my bios password before cloning, didn't understand the required method so left it installed. Make Cloned Drive Bootable Error code = 0x0 Time taken = 31 ms Test Performed: --------------------------- Name: System boot log diagnosis Result: Completed successfully. The system hangs after POST. What I noticed was that the recovery partition on my initial 100gb was active, and windows(C:) was not.

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As a result, Windows will not boot from the cloned system partition. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/281577-32-cloned-boot My question is do I have to set the recovery partition on my new cloned 320 gb hd as active in order to boot into windows when I use it as Cloned Hard Drive Won't Boot Windows 10 Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Cloned Hdd Won't Boot Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases

I have checked both drives and they seem to have all the partitions intact & files, but laptop just goes into a reboot cycle & cannot boot Vista. Get More Info You might also install either Vistabootpro or EasyBCD on the working drive and connect the 200gb drive as a slave and repair the boot that way. 04-12-2008, 12:49 AM Also, I didn't have any DVD RWs on hand.Hope that helps anyone reading this in the future, and good luck! and either will the origional drive! How To Make Cloned Ssd Bootable

If possible, please send us the screenshot of Windows Disk Management with the C drive (Please right click "My Computer" and choose "Manage" -> "Storage" -> "Disk Management"). I've never done this before) as my PC stands now. Are they Dos commands in WinXP, perhaps ? http://agileweb.org/won-39-t-boot/not-able-to-boot.php The PC failed to boot from the E drive, and instead tried doing so from the CD/DVD drive, which, as expected, failed again.

As a test I did the above a 2nd time, selected another of my drives with no OS installed on it, and as expected, it did not boot. Easeus Clone Not Booting See screen shot: http://i31.tinypic.com/2816etj.jpg 04-12-2008, 09:37 AM #8 Lead3 TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Jun 2006 Location: Florida, USA Posts: 2,010 OS: Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 Pro For example, suppose your System Reserved partition is mounted as D: and the system partition (where \Windows is) is mounted as C: in the repair environment, the command you should run

I have bcdedit, but no bootrec.

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Ask a question and give support. Mar 8, 2007 HP Pavilion DV 1000 laptop won't boot with new hard drive Oct 8, 2011 Cloned C drive and want to boot off the newer drive Apr 13, 2011 Go to the try the instructions below. this page So, I am at a loss as to what to try next.