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Old 02-27-2014, 04:22 PM   #1
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Default Wont boot windows without other HDD

Hi i bought a new hard drive as i needed to replace a old one as it was basically on a limb so i thought to use it to back up files, so installing the operating system onto the new drive and booting up it works perfect those ive come into a problem when taking out the old hard drive the system wont boot and ive made sure it is booting to the new drive

any suggestion would be greatly appreciated
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As long as there isn't anything you need on the new drive that you want to keep, the following is what I would start with.

Take out the old drive (I would just unplug both cables and leave it in the PC) reformat and reinstall Windows on the new drive.

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As long as there isn't anything you need on the new drive that you want to keep, the following is what I would start with.

Take out the old drive (I would just unplug both cables and leave it in the PC) reformat and reinstall Windows on the new drive.

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Agree with this.
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