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Remove second hard drive

by gaber999 / August 25, 2011 7:49 AM PDT

I am migrating to a new computer at the office. The old computer, A Dell Precision T3400 from about 5 years ago & running XP has a second hard drive that I would like to take with me and use in the new computer, which is a Dell Studio XPS something or other, about a year old & running Windows 7.

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It's a known issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 25, 2011 7:53 AM PDT

It has to do with the boot manager so you get to do a repair to the boot area.

Lots written but in short you need the OS CD and then research what commands rewrite all the boot info.
Nutty stuff.

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By the way.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 25, 2011 7:57 AM PDT
In reply to: It's a known issue.

I can't find the exact words for the error so I can't tell if this is a BIOS issue or a boot area issue. You may have to tell more.

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