Windows 10: Remove hard drive with old OS (win7)

Discus and support Remove hard drive with old OS (win7) in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hi I tried to remove the SSD drive E: with the old OS (win7) so I can use it with my old motherboard/CPU as a backup PC. But the PC doesn't boot up.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by AngeloT2, Dec 24, 2018.

  1. AngeloT2 Win User

    Remove hard drive with old OS (win7)


    Hi

    I tried to remove the SSD drive E: with the old OS (win7) so I can use it with my old motherboard/CPU as a backup PC.

    But the PC doesn't boot up. I go to BIOS and choose the drive C: with the new OS (win10) but it doesn't boot up. When I connect back the E: boots up fine. Why I need the old drive to boot up?

    :)
     
    AngeloT2, Dec 24, 2018
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  2. little cat, Dec 24, 2018
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  3. xarzu Win User
    new system old hard drive...

    I have an old hard drive that has those old ribbon connections to transfer data to the mother board.

    I have a new computer that mostly uses those cool little ATA (I think that is what they are called) connections.

    The new computer has a Vista OS.

    I opened up the case and I was supprised to see on the motherboard a wide ribbon connection and so I connected the old hard drive and a free power connection.

    When I turned on the computer, the system started up like usual and did not notice the new hard drive.

    I went to the Control Pannel and did an automatic add hard drive call and it did not find the old hard drive.

    Any suggestions?
     
    xarzu, Dec 24, 2018
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  4. Sanhime Win User

    Remove hard drive with old OS (win7)

    Cloning from 1TB to 2TB hard drive

    Whats a good free imaging/cloning program? I have a 1TB hard drive with Win7 and I want to seamlessly migrate my stuff to a 2TB hard drive. Any suggestions?
     
    Sanhime, Dec 24, 2018
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