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Imaged Drive Problem

By davebaxter ·
I have a new drive with an image of another drive I just installed onto it; but now I cannot seem to get this new drive with the image on it to boot in any other computer. This is honestly my first time trying to image a drive and I was just wondering how, if at all, I can get this new drive to boot in a new computer.

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First, not enough info, But

by w2ktechman In reply to Imaged Drive Problem

depending on the drive type, you mey need to set master/slave settings.

Also, if the image was from a different type of system, it may BSOD instead of boot. The OS should be installed on the system which it will be using.

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The other thing is what do you mean by Image?

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to Imaged Drive Problem

A HDD Image is a compressed single file that can be expanded out to another HDD to make it bootable.

A Clone is a copy of a HDD that can be used to Boot from in the same computer as the original Drive was from.

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