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Windows 7: Transferring HDD from AS Rock Mobo PC to Dell PC - Will not boot.

05 Aug 2013   #11

Windows 7 32-Bit Professional

Hi Jimbo, many thanks. A little confused by the first part. I have 2 HDD, that are exactly the same, 1 was the original HDD (IDE) from the AS Rock System, and andother HDD (Sata) which is clone of the IDE drive. Both work correctly individually when connected to the AS Rock PC. The DELL only has SATA connections on the MOBO. I created a HDD using Sysprep on the AS Rock system and that will not boot on the DELL.

Should I create another imaged HDD on the AS Rock System using Acronis and then boot it on the DELL unit?


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06 Aug 2013   #12

Winndows 7 32 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rikstaparr View Post
Hi all

Tried Sysprep, it still fails. Although when connecting the HDD to the original PC the drive I Syspred'd installs as it should. I have tried Paragon but it makes the Dell hang on the DELL screen when attempting to boot via Paragon USB drive created through the software. I shall attempt your advice above Sandeep. Thanks again for the support.
Hi rikstaparr,

Kindly perform the steps at your convenience and let us know the results so we can advise you further if required.

If you have any further queries, please feel free to contact us.
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06 Aug 2013   #13
Microsoft MVP


Nobody said anything about writing PAR to flash stick. Burn the ISO to CD, boot on new hardware to adjust Win7 to boot.
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 Transferring HDD from AS Rock Mobo PC to Dell PC - Will not boot.

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