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Windows 7: Windows 7 Installation - Transfer to a New Computer

26 Apr 2012   #250
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Racehunter View Post
AHCI is enabled on old board and can be enabled/disabled on new board
alright there is a better way to move to new motherboard!
You have an oem or retail license?


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26 Apr 2012   #251
Kaktussoft

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open "device manager" and expand branch "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers" what do you see there?
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26 Apr 2012   #252
Kari

 

Steve, listen to Kaktussoft. He knows this stuff.

Kari
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26 Apr 2012   #253
Racehunter

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I have retail licence. I am not currently at the PC, but will look a little later when back at home.

Many thanks for the replies
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26 Apr 2012   #254
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Racehunter View Post
I have retail licence. I am not currently at the PC, but will look a little later when back at home.

Many thanks for the replies
In how many hours are you at home and give me answer?
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26 Apr 2012   #255
Racehunter

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Less than 2 hours
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26 Apr 2012   #256
Kaktussoft

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Be sure new motherboard BIOS has SATA AHCI enabled
Be sure new motherboard BIOS starts from SSD instead of HDD. Or simply say harddisk, but it's possible it starts from HDD if it has an active partition. Mark all HDD partition as inactive prior to swap. check in "disk management"

Are you very sure it boots from SSD???!!! check in device management what partition has boot flag. If it's SSD partition then mark HDD partitions as inactive (if any)

1. Enter diskpart, then list disk after diskpart is loaded.

2. Enter select disk [number of the disk the partition is on].

3. Enter list partition, followed by select partition [partition number].

4. Type inactive.


5. type exit
Now check again in "disk management". Be sure not to make SSD partition inactive!

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26 Apr 2012   #257
Racehunter

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Here is a screenshot of the relevant device manager page.


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26 Apr 2012   #258
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Racehunter View Post
Here is a screenshot of the relevant device manager page.
Nice all standard!!
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26 Apr 2012   #259
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Racehunter View Post
Here is a screenshot of the relevant device manager page.
Nice all standard!!
When will you swap mainboard?
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