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Old 10-12-2004, 12:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey All, picked up a new hard disk, formatted the new drive, copied the current hard disk to the new one and when I try to boot the new drive it locks up on the Windows XP screen. It even does this when I boot into safe mode. I did typically have to select my login on this screen, it gives me nothing. Any ideas??
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Old 10-12-2004, 12:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You have to install windows on the new hd to have it boot on that drive. Or keep your old one and use it as a slave drive. What exactly do you want to do?
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Old 10-12-2004, 01:03 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I used Ghost to make an exact image of my current Hard Disk with Windows XP present. When I run just the new hard disk it boots to the blue windows screen and freezes. I can't get into Windows at all. Sorry if I was not clear.
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Nevermind, I reformatted and recopied and this time it worked fine. Shrug.
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