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Windows 7: Preparing SDD for HDD migration via cloning

20 Nov 2014   #41
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sgrech View Post
Ok so the ssd has arrived and I have plugged it in to usb port via a sata adaptor. It shows up in disk management - disk 2 (see screen shot) but when I launch acronis in recovery it does not show up as a selectable destination, see other screenshot??

Please help.
I see G as removable disk2. But no partitions or anything on it!!
It says "no media"


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20 Nov 2014   #42
sgrech

Windows 7
 
 

It is definitely it as when I unplug it it disappears. I noticed that it said no media. Am I missing something.

Is the paragon migration tool free?
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20 Nov 2014   #43
sgrech

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Also when I plug in the SSD via usb on my laptop this time it does not show at all in disk manager??
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20 Nov 2014   #44
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sgrech View Post
It is definitely it as when I unplug it it disappears. I noticed that it said no media. Am I missing something.

Is the paragon migration tool free?
Acronis is fine. Just as macrium reflect. paragon should be fine as well. You can even simply clone.


But...... even win7 doesn't see the filesystem on SSD!! If win7 thinks it's a removable device and no media in it yet.... all software can't see it as well.

Do you have another working win7 pc there? I mean a desktop
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20 Nov 2014   #45
sgrech

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I only have a windows 8.1 laptop as mentioned above.
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20 Nov 2014   #46
Kaktussoft

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Other external disks attached to same usb port show normally in disk management?
Try another usb port
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20 Nov 2014   #47
sgrech

Windows 7
 
 

My other external disk (which contains the disc image) shows fine.
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20 Nov 2014   #48
sgrech

Windows 7
 
 

hold on I have made some progress be back soon.
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20 Nov 2014   #49
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sgrech View Post
My other external disk (which contains the disc image) shows fine.
in same port?
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20 Nov 2014   #50
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sgrech View Post
hold on I have made some progress be back soon.
please explain
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