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R52 Drive Cloning Boot Problem

Discussion in 'IBM Thinkpad' started by GTS, Sep 1, 2007.

  1. GTS

    GTS Guest

    I just used Acronis to clone a 30GB drive to a new IBM 80GB drive. The data
    looks good on the new drive but it won't boot to XP. Per some searches I
    see that there some kind of odditly in IBM's drive geometry. Fixboot etc.
    doesn't help. Is there any way to fix the boot information? (I don't have
    any media.)
    If I try this clone via ide rather than a USB connection would it make any
    difference? (I don't think it should but I saw a mention of that
    GTS, Sep 1, 2007
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