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Hey, so I just got this program to do some reorganization of my hard drives. Anyway, I copied my HDD to an external HDD, but now when I try to boot through the external, it stops when at the windows screen...before i can log in and after the load screen.

Am I do something wrong, or did my files get corrupted or something

It would be nice if I didn't have to reinstall all my games, music, windows, etc., etc., etc.

thank
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Originally Posted by ae804 View Post
Hey, so I just got this program to do some reorganization of my hard drives. Anyway, I copied my HDD to an external HDD, but now when I try to boot through the external, it stops when at the windows screen...before i can log in and after the load screen.

Am I do something wrong, or did my files get corrupted or something

It would be nice if I didn't have to reinstall all my games, music, windows, etc., etc., etc.

thank
AE804
It's been awhile since I've used Ghost, but did you also transfer the MBR?
I think I recall there being an option for transferring the MBR.
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It's been awhile since I've used Ghost, but did you also transfer the MBR?
I think I recall there being an option for transferring the MBR.
by MBR you mean? (obviously i didn't remember doing this the first time)

[edit] Master Boot Record...... lol

No, I don't remember selecting this. To get it to work, i need to select that though?
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by MBR you mean? (obviously i didn't remember doing this the first time)

Master Boot Record.
I'm not sure of the exact terminology Ghost uses, but it should have asked if you wanted to also copy the MBR or set the device as a boot device
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I'll have to try it again... Thanks for the help
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