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Windows 7: Invalid System Disk Startup Error following SSD to SSD Clone

28 Jul 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Invalid System Disk Startup Error following SSD to SSD Clone

Hi there,

Yesterday I used Macrium Reflect (free version) to clone my Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit install to a new larger SSD (went from Sandisk Ultra 256GB to Crucial MX100 512GB). The clone operation worked perfectly, and I then extended the cloned destination partition to the maximum available space using the Windows Disk Management tool which also worked okay. I then switched the machine off, swapped the SSDs over (completely removing the old one), and switched back on. I received a 'Invalid System Disk, press any key' error during the boot process, but I hit a key and the machine booted fine. I continue to receive this error now upon booting but it does not prevent the system from booting.

Can anyone suggest why this might be happening?

Many thanks!

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29 Jul 2015   #2

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Hello and welcome Jon mate that is how I do mine and I think maybe you should have let that partitioning process alone first to see if it worked .

What I use for partition work is preferably the Partition Wizard program Free download Magic Partition Manager Software, partition magic alternative, free partition magic, partition magic Windows 7 and server partition software - Partition Wizard Online I find it much more flexible for that and a heap of other stuff too the free version is fine
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