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Cannot install windows from image as no suitable hard drive detected

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Hi guys,

Created a windows image on an internal HDD,

now looking to take out the 32gb SSD, and install my new 64gb SSD, and reinstall windows from the image,
but, despite the SSD showing in Bios, for some reason I cannot install from the image onto it,

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any ideas ? frown.gif

thanks in advance
Edited by Term` - 6/21/13 at 2:03pm
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post #2 of 5
Back up all your files and try doing a fresh install.
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We need a little more information but try updating the firmware on the SSD. Go to your manufactures website and they should have a tool and instructions. Also make sure the image is the right size. I installed a OCZ vertex 2 in one of my computers and had some trouble. After updating the firmware and making sure my image was smaller than my SSD then I had no troubles. Also make sure you have the proper settings in the bios. Checck out this thread for links to questions you may have; http://www.overclock.net/t/1227308/storage-essentials-thread
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Use something like acronis true image. Window's imaging tool will do that if the hardware is not exactly the same a lot of the time.
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unplugged every hdd except the hdd I wanted to install os onto, and the hdd with the image, and it worked smile.gif
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