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  • Started 2 years ago by bosully
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bosully
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I cloned Win-8 to a new Agility-3 SSD using MiniTool Disk Wizard Partition Copy. It failed to boot.
Later I tried to use EasyBCD v2.1.2 to make it a bootable system.
On bootup the system reports missing files in the C:\Boot.

The Win8 Repair Startup on the Install DVD also fails.

Can I do a command repair of MBR and/or Boot directory?
The BIOS is set to boot from the SSD.
For PC tools, I've got the Win8 Install CD, and Hirens Boot CD with MiniTool Disk Wizard.

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bosully
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EasyBCD v2.1.2 program access went down with the Win-8 system.
Bootrec /fixmbr didn't work.
Do I have to refresh my SSD Win-8 system to get the BCD files back in C;\Boot directory?
I'm using xxxxxxxx CD for this post now...

Edit by mod. Please do not mention that software here, it's illegal.

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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bosully,

Welcome to HTG.

I strongly suggest you reset the SSD back to factory condition and clean install windows 8.

What is the make and model number of the computer or mother board ????

This is a long walk through and I will not be able to finish it tonight so will rely on others.

Make this Bootable USB Stick.

http://www.bay-wolf.com/usbmemstick.htm

Download and put this on the Bootable USB stick you made above.

http://cmrr.ucsd.edu/people/Hu.....rase.shtml

Rick P.

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bosully
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Hi,
My two Win-8 systems crashed copying the system using MiniTool Wizard incorrectly. A fresh install form Win-8 DVD finally worked. Seems like the BCD routines were new to me. Your Univ. of Calf. links involving removable storage were neat.
Thank you,
Brian

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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For those watching thread:

http://www.ocztechnologyforum......e-HDDErase

Step 5 "Hot Plugging" is important.

Can be used as a Generic Setup Guide Only.
http://www.ocztechnologyforum......or-OCZ-SSD

Rick P.

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