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Windows 7: New HDD Into Computer Problems

03 Sep 2011   #1
Codeword

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
New HDD Into Computer Problems

So i Just Bought a new Western Digital internal HDD to replace my faulty seagate
it came without a operating system installed onto it and i read somewhere that using the system restore cds would put one on. i did that and it sad somthing about not being able to install because the seagate drive was bigger then the western digital, and that there was no windows image or somthing along the lines.

anyone know what i can do to fix this and get a operating system installed onto my new drives. if you need to know some specs of the hdds ill go find them and put them here thanks.


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03 Sep 2011   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Are you using OEM manufacturer's Recovery disks
or
Windows back image disks?
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03 Sep 2011   #3
Codeword

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

i copied a 3disc set using the recovery disc maker thing for windows 7
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03 Sep 2011   #4
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Codeword,
Are you sending these posts from the machine which will be getting the new drive?
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03 Sep 2011   #5
Codeword

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

i'm not. i'm currently using my other computer
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03 Sep 2011   #6
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Do you still have the "faulty" drive?

What was wrong with the faulty drive?

Go ahead a fill out your System Specs for the machine from which you are presnetly using.

Please read and carry out following:
UPDATE YOUR SEVENFORUMS SYSTEM SPECS



User CP (3rd item in the top menu bar) |
Your Profile (left-hand column, Edit System Spec

To gather info, use
Speccy - System Information - Free Download
or SIW or the System Info tool,
Use System Info to see your System Specs

Add the word laptop or desktop or netbook to the
“system manufacturer” block.

Provide full windows version info, for example:
MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

Use the “Other Info” block for Optical Reader,
Mouse, touchpad, wifi adapter, speakers, monitor, etc

Scroll down and click on the SAVE CHANGES button.
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03 Sep 2011   #7
Codeword

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I believe its either sticking or catching. it runs for about 10 maybe 15 mins tops and then you can hear it rev up then slow right back down and make a click noise. it does this 10 times app. and then blue screens boots back up and says operating system not found. I just filled out my specs so more help would be greatfull
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03 Sep 2011   #8
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Codeword,

Thanks.

Now, just to make sure I've got everything correct before I make a recommendation, then from the computer you are using,
then I need a snippet of Disk Management output.

Please read following carefully:
HOW TO POST A SNAPSHOT OF DISK MANAGEMENT DISPLAY
Run disk management:
WIN | type DISKMGMT.MSC | ENTER
WIN is the key with the wavy flag.

Maximize the output of Disk Management:
ALT-Spacebar key combo (this pops up a menu) followed by X key (selects Maximize) |
Drag the field separators (such as between Status and Capacity) to show entire field. This is very important, otherwise, needed info is not visible.

Make a snapshot:
WIN | type SNIPPING | ENTER | New
Drag the cursor around the area you want to snip.
File | Save as | select save location and name | Save

Post the snapshot:
· Click on the paperclip icon in that row of icons at the top of the message box.
· BROWSE button. There are 5 choices.
· Navigate to the folder containing the snapshot.
· Click on the snapshot.
· OPEN
· UPLOAD button which is adjacent to the 5th BROWSE button.
· Close the MANAGE ATTACHMENTS window.
· Position the cursor at the spot in the message where you want the
snapshot to appear.
· Click on the PaperClip again.
· Click on the file which you want to insert
· Attach code will be inserted into your message.
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03 Sep 2011   #9
Codeword

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

i had to insert my old seagate so idk how long it will run for to get this information but here it is

New HDD Into Computer Problems-capture.png


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03 Sep 2011   #10
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Excellent.

Now as I understand things you want to put this onto a new disk in your new computer. Am I correct?
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