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Windows 7: Os not booting after cloning the HDD

31 Oct 2015   #1
rjs

Windows 7 professional 32 bit
 
 
Os not booting after cloning the HDD

i have successfully cloned new HDD using Acronis True Image from my old pc and os booted with new HDD from the same computer, but when i try to fix the hard disk in new computer Os won't boot it.please support to solve this issue.


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31 Oct 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You can`t move a drive to a different PC and expect it to boot.

Why are you trying to do that ?

Just install windows on the new pc with the new drive installed.

Clean Install Windows 7

You have to buy windows for the new PC.

Did you build this new computer yourself ?

or did you buy this computer from a store ?

Why doesn`t it already have windows installed ?
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02 Nov 2015   #3
LordSnow

Windows 10 32bit
 
 

cloning os to another computer with dissimilar hardware is not supported. you need to do a bare metal recovery. Since you have Acronis, you can backup your system and then perform universal restore to your new computer.
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02 Nov 2015   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

LordSnow

What is a bare metal recovery?

What is a universal restore?

They are terms I'm not familiar with.
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02 Nov 2015   #5
LordSnow

Windows 10 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
LordSnow

What is a bare metal recovery?

What is a universal restore?

They are terms I'm not familiar with.

Bare Metal Restore - Ask the Core Team - Site Home - TechNet Blogs in Windows 7 doesn't have this backup option, you can run a command: Wbadmin start backup -backuptarget:X: -allcritical -quiet
(X means the partition to store the image backup) and then restore the image backup.

How long have you been using Acronis? Is it free or paid? it seems the free version doesn't have this option. it seems only AOMEI Backupper provides this universal/dissimilar hardware restore for free
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03 Nov 2015   #6
rjs

Windows 7 professional 32 bit
 
 

Dear friends,

i found the solution for this issue and successfully booted my pc .please go through the below link.

https://kb.acronis.com/content/56637
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03 Nov 2015   #7
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Activation problems could occur, no ?
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03 Nov 2015   #8
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

LordSnow I had never seen those term use before other than now looking at the site you posted.
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