|27 Aug 2010||#1|
Booting from another drive
Hope you guys can help...to make a long story short. I had a failure to my system drive (was my fault). Anyhow the drive was still under warranty so I did an RMA with WD. While waiting for my replacement drive, I reinstalled Win7 to another HD and it is now my system drive. Now that my replacement drive have arrived, I image the other HD and restore to the replacement HD. My question is, how can I have it boot from the replacement HD?
What I did was mark the old HD as inactive and marked the replacement as active but when I boot up, it tells me it cannot find a boot device.
Any suggestions is appreciated.
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|27 Aug 2010||#2|
Hello speederd, welcome to Seven Forums!
You will need to do a startup repair up to 3 separate times with system restarts between each repair to write new boot files to the new Windows on the new HDD; have a look at the tutorial at the link below for the relevant links and some info.
Be sure to post back with an update.
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times to Repair Boot Issues
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