how do I boot new cloned Hard Drive

  Paul1950 03:31 AM 31 Mar 13

I cloned my existing HD to a new larger HD. using EaseUS Todo Back up. I swaped the HD cables on the motherboard so the new HD was in the 1st and the old HD was in the 2nd socked of the MB. when I booted PC up I could go no further than the Clone program screen, so had to reverse the conections on the MB and carry on using the old HD. Where am I going wrong

  mole1944 06:54 AM 31 Mar 13

Have you tried just connecting the cloned drive, the poor computer might be getting confused as to where to start. Treat yourself to a copy Acronis true image it has a clone option and it works a treat, I have the three computer option of Acronis ,i do my desktop/laptop and a friends laptop.

  bremner 10:10 AM 31 Mar 13

Look in the Bios boot options and ensure that your new hard drive is selected ahead of the old one.


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