1.    17 Apr 2016 #1
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    ssd cloning.... help


    I am looking for some help as this is driving me crazy, I am attempting to upgrade a dell inspiron 3157 to a ssd. I cloned the drive with Acronis true 2014 (it came with the ssd). the clone was succesful but when i install into the bay I get
    error code 0x0000225 (failed to boot system needs to be repaired). i have visualy verified all files are present. I have looked through the forum and see most suggest to use a boot disk but I don't have one, (only a rescue thumb drive) however my dell does not have a cd\dvd drive so windows will not let me create a rescue disk. i have looked in the bios to change the boot to usb but it does have that option. anyhelp would be greatly appreciated.
    Aj
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  2.    17 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Mojave Desert
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    W10 Pro and W7 Pro

    D/L and look through the manuals to see if you are just not looking in the right place in the BIOS for USB boot.
    Product Support | Dell US

    Hope this helps.
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  3.    17 Apr 2016 #3
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    Toronto
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    Win 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by ajjaz69 View Post
    I am looking for some help as this is driving me crazy, I am attempting to upgrade a dell inspiron 3157 to a ssd. I cloned the drive with Acronis true 2014 (it came with the ssd). the clone was succesful but when i install into the bay I get
    error code 0x0000225 (failed to boot system needs to be repaired). i have visualy verified all files are present. I have looked through the forum and see most suggest to use a boot disk but I don't have one, (only a rescue thumb drive) however my dell does not have a cd\dvd drive so windows will not let me create a rescue disk. i have looked in the bios to change the boot to usb but it does have that option. anyhelp would be greatly appreciated.
    Aj
    I've never used Acronis to clone or migrate my system. I only use the Free Macrium Reflect software to clone/migrate OS before (I usually do clean install now) and I never had any problem with it.

    No harm trying Macrium first. It's a FREE software any way.


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  4.    20 Apr 2016 #4
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    You might find doing a startup repair fixes it for you - boot your PC from a bootable Win 10 installation medium (e.g. the flash drive in post above) and navigate to the option. That's fixed problems for me in similar circumstances.
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  5.    20 Apr 2016 #5
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    You may have cloned all the "files" over - as in the partition containing the operating system - but did you clone the entire disk - all the partitions? More than just the OS partition are required to boot windows. If you did not copy over the system partition - which may be labeled quite a few different names like system reserved, ESD, EFI System, then the computer won't boot from the SSD.
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  6.    20 Apr 2016 #6
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Inverness
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    From tests I have ran and several others, on the Win7 forum, Clone is a hit or miss. Works OK for some and not for others.

    I couldn't get either Win 7 or Win 8.1 to clone to new SSD's. However using Macrium Reflect and doing a disc image (of the entire disc - all partitions) and restoring to the SSD's worked. (I tried the cloning program that came with the Samsung SSD's, Macrium Reflect Clone and another clone program).
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  7.    22 Apr 2016 #7
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    WinX Pro x64 IP v14986

    I cloned my system using clonezilla the different times, once from mechanical to SSD, and then again from SSD to larger SSDs.

    NAVYLCDR had the right of it. There should be a minimum of 3 partitions, the small boot, your Windows, and the Dell recovery partitions. The first two are needed for sure, the third is up to you, if you have the space or think you might need it later on.

    Cloning is quick and dirty. Usually when changing hardware, and particularly when doing drives, I find clean installs are the best ways to go.

    You don't have to do it all at one time. Your old drive is still working, so work on the new drive until you have everything the way you want it to be, and whenever you need the system working, stop installing, swap drives, and you are back up and running in a matter of minutes. When you have fewer time again, swap back and get back to installing.
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