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    Posts : 216
    Win 8.1 Pro x64


    Tried the How to Fix the Mast Boot Record in Win 8/8 from Bootrec to Diskpart, but it didn't succeed. Had the idead of running sfc /scannow on the cloned drive to see if that might fix it, but it returned enough errors that it couldn't be fixed. But that gave me the idea of running Yamicsoft Windows 8 Manager's repair of system components on the old drive and then recloning, and it worked - well, at least so far... Have been able to boot into the cloned drive a few times. Strange thing is, though, when it did finally work none of the other drives, HDD or DVD, showed in BIOS setup.
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