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Windows 7: New ssd clean install how to clone the rest from old drive?

2 Weeks Ago   #31
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by moparfan View Post

BIOS does not show it either. I did put my hand on it this last time to feel it. It does try to spin up and it does some clicking while windows is loading from my SSD.
Sad to say but it seems your HDD is dead.


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2 Weeks Ago   #32
moparfan

64 bit windows 7 home
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Sad to say but it seems your HDD is dead.
Yep pretty much what I figured. On the bright side Some of what i wanted was on my backup drive. Now after getting all of it backed up I got most of my bookmarks back except for Chromes. When I look for Chromes it seems to not be where it should be. I found a bookmarks file but it shows nothing and that it is a hole 12kb.

Now more fun is i got all my photos videos music and documents off my backup drive so I got my external backup drive to update it and get some of the missing data from it back on my computer. That turned into a mess. Some how I ended up with 2 similar copies of everything on my computer each from a different time frame so they are not matched copies and I got 2 similar copies on my external drive. I have no idea what I messed up there but now the fun of consolidating all the actual files within 1 folder for each type of pictures then get all them folders back in there right place on the computer and on the external hard drive. Did i mention I hate computers? lol I thought i was just moving the files from my computer onto the external drive and being there was already many of the same files already on the external drive it would just give me that warning of the duplicates. but still add the files that was not there. I had it figured out the last time i updated the external drive but clearly did something wrong this time.


Again thanks for all your help everyone! Granted my old drive seems to be dead you still helped in getting my bookmarks for firefox and IE from my backup since the backup did not automatically put them into place. Also helped me setup the SSD correctly. Glad I joined!
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2 Weeks Ago   #33
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Please mark this thread as Solved.
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2 Weeks Ago   #34
moparfan

64 bit windows 7 home
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Please mark this thread as Solved.

Will do. I didn't realize that could be done. Thanks guys.
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