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Windows 7: OS in external harddrive not recognised

05 Feb 2014   #11
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by str455n View Post
im trying to clone my windows 7 on to a sshd drive that is currently in a caddy waiting to be detected but the laptop can't see it. i went in to the manager on c drive and it's there, but doesn't give any options for formatting . i need it to be recognized on plug in so I can run the software and get it plugged in place of my other drive. This is doing my head in. Please help if you can.
Now that you can access the drive, you just need to image the drive and restore it to the SSHD, This tutorial I made for SSDs, but it would work just as well for a SSHD.

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