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Windows 7: Windows: Cyclic Redundancy ; New Hard drive; Ubuntu Live:Mounts

08 Dec 2014   #1
wolfe60629

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows: Cyclic Redundancy ; New Hard drive; Ubuntu Live:Mounts

So i bought a 1T Western Digital hard drive from Best Buy today and copied the contents of my old hard drive onto my new one using Acronis Disk Director. It was running fantastic afterward, so I decided to add another partition to dual boot on. After coping the data and restarting the drive it shows an error saying "No Boot Device Available". Immediately after that, I had thought that the BCD needed to be re-done. So I booted up from a windows installation disk and ran bootrec /fixmbr... still nothing.... Next i decided to boot from a Ubuntu live disk to see if i can mount it from there, since the last boot partition I had added was Linux.... It successfully mounted from linux, and I was able to read and write from there. I then decided to format the disk and start all over with 1T of unallocated space. I ran the Windows installation disk again and it still says the disk has 0 bytes available. Also when i connect via USB to another machine i get a redundancy error.... My question is how will it mount in Linux and work perfectly when i get redundancy errors in any windows platform? Also how can i fix this? Has anyone had this error?


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08 Dec 2014   #2
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

Could be the Linux installation changed the HDD and what I'd do is boot to a GPARTED CD and delete all the partitions and start over.

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After coping the data
It may only be the phrasing but I'm going to take it as not actually installing Linux. Also of note is there exists more than a few hundred versions of Linux, both 32-bit and 64-bit. Linux will change the booting process in a dual-boot scenario. Some appropriate reading:
https://www.google.com/search?site=&....0.pzXLGnRtnZ8
Also involved is Linux uses a different drive formatting.
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Li...stemsExplained
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