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Windows 7: Tricky cloning question to SSD drive -

26 Oct 2012   #41
Kaktussoft

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If you clone a physical disk...... you make an exact copy!
bootmenu entries (if located on cloned disk)->still point to old partition.
What's called C,D,E etc is in registry of win7.)->still point to old partition.

where it points to is is determined by:
  • disksignature of physical disk
  • start sector of partition
since you did I clone disk... did you?.... so not a simple partition clone?.... all should work.
At least if you detach the old disk!

Did you do a disk clone or partition clone?


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26 Oct 2012   #42
barrubba

win 7 x64 pro
 
 

all solved yet, thanks.
anyway, it was a partition clone.
now i have in dosk management the 128gb on ssd = 74 os + unallocate!
can i unify without problem?
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26 Oct 2012   #43
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by barrubba View Post
all solved yet, thanks.
anyway, it was a partition clone.
now i have in dosk management the 128gb on ssd = 74 os + unallocate!
can i unify without problem?
post screenshot of disk management!
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26 Oct 2012   #44
barrubba

win 7 x64 pro
 
 

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/7820506/Altro/overprov.jpg
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/7820506/Alt...ne%20disco.jpg

IN AS SSD the performance are half then expected! why?
bios is in ahci mode. crystaldissk info ok.
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26 Oct 2012   #45
ignatzatsonic

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You can add that unallocated space to the I partition if you want. You should be able to do that through Windows Disk Management by right-clicking I.
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26 Oct 2012   #46
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by barrubba View Post
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/7820506/Altro/overprov.jpg
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/7820506/Alt...ne%20disco.jpg

IN AS SSD the performance are half then expected! why?
bios is in ahci mode. crystaldissk info ok.
You boot from I on SSD. What happens if you open a "command prompt"?
I bet you see C:\USERS\<yourname> , is that correct?
put something on your desktop... is it in folder C:\users\<yourname>\desktop ?

If so.. you're having troubles! please report back asap
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26 Oct 2012   #47
Kaktussoft

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Start REGEDIT and browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\hivelist
Do you see the same as screenshot? All on same HarddiskVolume? Look carefully!
I think you're still using C drive!

Also do from Elevated Command Prompt
Code:
bcdedit/enum  all
All device and osdevice lines point to C or I?


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27 Oct 2012   #48
barrubba

win 7 x64 pro
 
 

ignatzatsonic: and related to overprovision of samsung software that permit to edit partition? i can do this from sams software?
Kaktussoft: in consolle i see i:/user/<name pc>. yes if i create a file on desktop i see it even in desktop dir.
regedit link
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/7820506/Alt...-27_161318.jpg
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28 Oct 2012   #49
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by barrubba View Post
Kaktussoft: in consolle i see i:/user/<name pc>. yes if i create a file on desktop i see it even in desktop dir.
regedit link
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/7820506/Alt...-27_161318.jpg
So indeed it's running from I and referencing I. It looks you did install win7 from within a windows environment. Not by booting directly from DVD! And not by cloning. But you told us you did clone!(?)
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28 Oct 2012   #50
barrubba

win 7 x64 pro
 
 

It was I: because previously i installed seven in dual boot with xp. At installation time, other letter was busy from other hard drive. So I have i: as seven letter.
Anyway now I have no problem. Ssd with seven clone on i: and all software ok.
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