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  1. Thread: Windows 10 - Clone to SSD Will Not Boot by tmawson
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    Everything has been working just fine until I...

    Everything has been working just fine until I tried to come out of hibernation this evening, it took maybe 18 tries before it saw the SSD and booted - kept telling me there was no boot device. Maybe...
  2. Thread: Windows 10 - Clone to SSD Will Not Boot by tmawson
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 29 Views 261,570

    So I've been using my E6520 all day today, a...

    So I've been using my E6520 all day today, a couple of hibernates but no reboots yet. I have a few theories on what may be (have been) wrong:

    1. The boot sector was corrupted and spapakons' idea...
  3. Thread: Windows 10 - Clone to SSD Will Not Boot by tmawson
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 29 Views 261,570

    OK, I managed to uninstall Acronis but, after the...

    OK, I managed to uninstall Acronis but, after the removal, I couldn't boot at all. So I tried the Win 7 DVD method you suggested, and made the SSD active, it had 1 failed boot but second time it...
  4. Thread: Windows 10 - Clone to SSD Will Not Boot by tmawson
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 29 Views 261,570

    BIOS is set to 'legacy' and there's only 1 boot...

    BIOS is set to 'legacy' and there's only 1 boot drive now, the SSD. How do I 'repair startup'?

    Regarding my edit in the last post - What do you think about Acronis as maybe causing the issue? Is...
  5. Thread: Windows 10 - Clone to SSD Will Not Boot by tmawson
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 29 Views 261,570

    Hmmm, so I was happily enjoying the speed of my...

    Hmmm, so I was happily enjoying the speed of my new SSD and then I did a restart and got the 'no boot device found' error again. I pressed the 'any key to reboot' and, after 4 tries, it booted into...
  6. Thread: Windows 10 - Clone to SSD Will Not Boot by tmawson
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 29 Views 261,570

    spapakons, Thanks for all your help but the...

    spapakons,

    Thanks for all your help but the crazy thing is that, I put in the SSD and started the laptop expecting it not to boot and with my Windows 7 DVD in hand and IT BOOTED!!!! I haven't a...
  7. Thread: Windows 10 - Clone to SSD Will Not Boot by tmawson
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 29 Views 261,570

    spapakons, Thanks for the suggestions. I do...

    spapakons,

    Thanks for the suggestions.

    I do have a Windows 7 DVD that I can boot from but, as a check of understanding, is this what you suggest I do...

    1. Install SSD into SATA drive bay...
  8. Thread: Windows 10 - Clone to SSD Will Not Boot by tmawson
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 29 Views 261,570

    Windows 10 - Clone to SSD Will Not Boot

    I have a Dell Latitude E6520 with a Seagate Momentus XT ST95005620AS HDD, i7 CPU, Nvidia NVS4200M dedicated graphics, and 16 Gigs RAM. It has run Windows 7, 64 bit for several years like a champ.
    ...
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