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computer will not boot-up all the way.


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esse10

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I replaced my old 20 gig hard drive with an 80 gig wd drive and I made a complete copy image of my old system and transferred to the new hd and now
when I boot up my system does not see my new hd unitl I worm boot with ctrl-alt-del. Then after that it works like a flawless......what is going on here guys?
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Hi
Welcome to GTG
Most likely your having a driver conflict between the old HD driver and the new HD driver this happins alot when you copy data from one hard drive to a other and try to use the new HD as the boot HD.
I have found the best way to install a new HD is to remove the old HD Install the new drive then fdisk format and install the OS then reinstall the old HD as the slave drive then copy the data you want off the old one to the new one It takes a little more time But I have found doing this way you have less conflicts and problems.
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Hey thanks for the info.
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