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HDD missing after transferring OS to SSD

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    HDD missing after transferring OS to SSD


    Hey all, and thanks for the work you put down in helping n00bs like myself not accidentally destrying the world because we just don't know better

    Here's my problem; I bought an Asus g75vw with a preinstalled Win 8 because it was cheap, and afterinstalled an SSD to get some more OOMPH. But after a long time and lots of grief in trying to get the OS transferred to the SSD I managed to do so today thanks to theog and Paragon 12's clone-tools So I was happy as a clam up until a few mins ago when I discovered that the old 500 gb HDD was gone missing.

    Can anyone here give me a clue as to where the ******* has gone and how I get him to return? And yes, I get personal when it seems that inanimate objects have will and purpose and that purpose is to mess with me!

    Thanks

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    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Can you post a screen shot of Disk management?

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    Will the HDD show in uEFI/BIOS firmware?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Hope the size is good...
    Click image for larger version
    And I find the HDD in the bios.

    Edit: Ah crap, I just had to remove it from the boot-list in the BIOS, I'm good now

    Thanks for the attention tho, I'll start setting it up now
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    A: & B: drive letters are for Floppy disk drives.

    Will HDD show in diskpart?

    Have you run Windows updates? If no, run.
    As there was a OP a days ago, run updates, than the HDD was showing.
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HDD missing after transferring OS to SSD
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