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  1.    08 Mar 2018 #11

    I tried MiniTool. It copied all partions, but none was marked as Boot.
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  2.    08 Mar 2018 #12

    Do the Macrium cloning again, cloning ALL partitions/drives over to the target. You are cloning a DISK, not a drive. If that won't boot, then you should already have created a Macrium rescue USB/DVD that you boot from and use the feature to fix boot problems.
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  3.    08 Mar 2018 #13

    Should I delete all partitions from the target drive first?
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  4.    08 Mar 2018 #14

    Yes. This can be accomplished from within Macrium using "X Delete Existing partition" (see step 4 in the instructions at the first of 3 links above).
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  5.    08 Mar 2018 #15

    Ok, running cloning now. After it's done if I go Disk Management should I see Boot flag on one of partitions on the new disk?
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  6.    08 Mar 2018 #16

    Ok, it's done.Here is how my disk system looks like:

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    Dont see any boot partition except the existing one. Feel sorry for myself not be able to get it right.
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  7.    08 Mar 2018 #17

    Are you looking to dual boot? Looks like you have a faithful clone of Disk 0 onto Disk 3. If you physically remove Disk 0 and connect Disk 3 to the connector that had Disk 0, it should boot.

    If you're wanting to dual boot, then you need action outside the scope of Macrium to accomplish that.

    What say you?
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  8.    08 Mar 2018 #18

    I dont need dual boot. All I want is to boot from the new drive and have as C: in order to continue using all apps.
    I didn't swap the drives as you are suggesting but I went to Bios to change the Boot to the new drive. The drive wasn't identified as a bootable drive.
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       08 Mar 2018 #19

    If you have 2 of the same install on 2 different disks you are dual booting :)
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  10.    08 Mar 2018 #20

    I will reformat my current drive as soon as I get the new one working.
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