17 марта 2015 г.

Moving hard drive with os Windows 7 to another PC.

Sometimes you have to transfer hard disk with os Windows 7 to another PC whitout reinstall. Old windows startup may fail. To fix it you need to boot from instalation CD or System Recovery Image with Registry Edit support and correct some data:

1) Remove branch: HKLM\SYSTEM\MountedDevices

2) Change value of key named "Start" to "0" in folowing branches:

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\amdide
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\amdsata
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\amdxata
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\atapi
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\intelide
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\msahci
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\pciide

3) Reboot PC. Well Done! Then you may need to Install missing hardware drivers.