Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Hard drive cloned, installed. Win7 Home Prem.

22 Sep 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
Hard drive cloned, installed. Win7 Home Prem.

have a win7 Asus laptop. all software is legit and legal. the original primary 320Gig Seagate HD was going bad. Bought a newer, lager Toshiba 1Tb to replace it.

Used Acronis Disk Director Home 11 to clone primary drive to the new HD. switched them, powered up and everything seemed to be ok.

Then when I open Office Outlook 2007 the images for the emails don't show,

when I save an image from online the name use to show up automatically in the "save as" as it was online but now I have to type is in manually.

checked and now windows update wont run but Microsoft security essentials does,

cannot check for updates as it is not running, it ask me to reboot but same. click on fix windows update in the control panel....or try run maintenance task and get the error message "a problem is preventing troubleshooter from running"
same on most of these type task.

yahoo email and websites don't store the login any more and have to enter manually each time
also when I try to download attachments the save, save as etc. appears but when I click it nothing happens

I know if I had moved everything to a different pc the license would have issues but this is not what happed here. Everything is legit as bought except I had to replace the HD.

need help and don't understand since everything was good to go before, and nothing is pirated on my laptop. also passwords for websites don't get remembered or ask to remember any longer. Thanks

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Sep 2013   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64

Welcome to SF. I had a look around and this link could be a good read. I've had much better image successes with another clone program but I'm sure the Acronis is more then capable as well. The program I use is linked below:

EZ Gig IV Cloning Software with Data Select for Windows
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Hard drive cloned, installed. Win7 Home Prem.

Thread Tools

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:09 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App