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Windows 7: restoring system image to a new SSD

10 Jun 2011   #21
ozzysworld

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Hi. I've tried it with disk 0. No luck either... Always the same error "no disk that can be used for recovering the system disk can be found"

@bare foot kid - still not working using your suggestion. Is there something very specific I should be doing before the SSD goes into the laptop? Something that I can't do from the command line? I'm asking so that I can go back upstairs with it the xp machine and start over..


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10 Jun 2011   #22
ozzysworld

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Is the hd showing in BIOS?
Yes it is

:s
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10 Jun 2011   #23
theog

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Is the hd showing in BIOS?
Hd will show as Disk0 in Notebook.
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10 Jun 2011   #24
ozzysworld

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I've just plugged it back into my xp machine and it popped up saying the drive wasn't formatted.. So i formatted it.

There is currently just the single partition now that is acting as a flash drive at the moment. What's the best steps to take before i travel downstairs again?

Thanks guys.

I'm at this stage currently

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10 Jun 2011   #25
theog

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10 Jun 2011   #26
ozzysworld

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

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That sounds like a plan, how would I get my SATA drivers? a random download? or are they specific to my laptop? I don't have drivers on disk, only saved a system image for restore!
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10 Jun 2011   #27
theog

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Specific to your Notebook.
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10 Jun 2011   #28
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ozzysworld View Post


@bare foot kid - still not working using your suggestion. Is there something very specific I should be doing before the SSD goes into the laptop? Something that I can't do from the command line? I'm asking so that I can go back upstairs with it the xp machine and start over..

My apologies mate, I've never actually done exactly what you are attempting so I'm not much help there.
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10 Jun 2011   #29
ozzysworld

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Specific to your Notebook.


I can boot my old windows 7 installation. If you would kind enough to point me in the right direction so that I can copy them to USB flash drive?
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10 Jun 2011   #30
theog

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You will need to download the drivers.

As you have the Windows 7 DVD, see if the HD will show here:
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