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How do I remedy inaccessible_boot_device after cloning scsi drive onto ide?

By rscssmd ·
My operating system is Windows 2000.
I cloned my scsi drive onto an ide drive and would like to be able to boot into the OS from the IDE; however I get inaccessible_boot_device. Are there any changes that can be made to the boot.ini file to get it to go into windows.

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Well, if you still have the SCSI and data is safe on it

by oldbaritone In reply to How do I remedy inaccessi ...

first check the partition table and make sure the W2K partition was set "Active" - sometimes that doesn't happen.

Failing that, you might try FDISK /MBR to reload the master boot record onto the IDE drive.

If that doesn't work, you may need a commercial standalone boot fixup solution.

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