Windows is booting off the wrong drive.

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Alexyboy123

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I want to transfer allot of files off my old pc to my new. I plugged in my old hardrive into the new pc, but everytime I try to boot up it tries to boot up off the old harddrive; which doesn't have windows on it... so the computer complains and restarts.
 

Nodsu

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In BIOS, change the boot order so that it doesn't attempt to boot from the old drive or at least tries to boot from the new one first.
 

CCT

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Have you reset boot priority since you installed the extra drive?

Usually pressing F8 - read your manual on bios access if needed.
 
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