Windows 10: Restore Windows 10 boot after replacing main hard drive.

Discus and support Restore Windows 10 boot after replacing main hard drive. in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I installed Windows 10 on a secondary SSD in my laptop which I added later, while the EFI partition is still on the main HDD. Now the old HDD has bad... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by CAE_, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. CAE_ Win User

    Restore Windows 10 boot after replacing main hard drive.


    I installed Windows 10 on a secondary SSD in my laptop which I added later, while the EFI partition is still on the main HDD. Now the old HDD has bad tracks and I replaced it with a new SSD. Since the EFI partition is gone with the HDD, the laptop won't boot anymore. I do have Windows 10 installation media on a USB stick. How to create partition to the new SSD and add EFI information in it so that Windows can boot again?

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    CAE_, Jul 9, 2018
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  2. sumasage Win User

    Free hard drive backup/restore program?

    I am looking for a free (freeware) program that will back up and restore a hard drive. I'm looking to clone a few external hard drives. If the program will backup the used space instead of the whole drive this will be awesome! Thanks for any suggestions.
     
    sumasage, Jul 9, 2018
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  3. Free hard drive backup/restore program?

    Obviously you're looking for something besides your Xp Pro utility that does this?
     
    thoughtdisorder, Jul 9, 2018
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  4. Restore Windows 10 boot after replacing main hard drive.

    Windows 10, Occasional Error, No Hard Drive, after Hard Drive Replacement

    Hi,

    System corruption can cause issues detecting your computer's hard drive. For us to properly investigate on your concern, we'd like to confirm the following information:

    • On which cases do you receive the startup error?
    • Aside from replacing the hard drive, have you made any significant changes to your device prior to this happening?
    • Have you tried plugging in the replaced hard drive to another computer to check if the same thing occurs?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?

    We will be waiting for your reply so we can move forward to resolving your query.
     
    Dhavelyn Mer, Jul 9, 2018
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