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Cannot see both drives after cloning!! Please help

By MELDRIDGE
Dec 6, 2006
  1. Emachine fried its mobo. New one installed with a new psu. New SATA 250 g drive installed. Cloned from old ide 80g. Can boot from both but when I boot from the new SATA drive I cannot see the old one. When I boot from the old one I can see both. I want to boot from new sata and reformatt the old one. Help please?????

    Please help???????
     
  2. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    do bot h drives show up in the BIOS?
     
  3. MELDRIDGE

    MELDRIDGE TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes they are both in the bios. When i press f9 to enter boot either will boot but it does not save the order and like I said when I boot from the new sata drive the old one dissapears in windows after startup.
     
  4. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    do you mean that it hasn't been assigned a drive letter, or that it is totally gone (hardware not detected)? check the device manager and disk management. disk management is under control panel > administrative tools > computer management > disk management. check both locations.
     
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