Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

moving a IDE 250 Gb hard drive from one computer to anther.

Posted on 2004-09-02
6
Medium Priority
?
188 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-25
I'm getting the blue screen of death when I try and move my old Hard drive of 250 GB from one computer to anther, I tryed running win 2000 repair but still nothing. this is a new computer and all devices working fine. I need the info on the computer and a clean install is not an option.
0
Comment
Question by:inverc
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
tfjeff earned 1500 total points
ID: 11969220
what is the bluescreen you get?  when you get the bluescreen are you trying to boot off the old 250 GB drive or another drive?
0
 

Author Comment

by:inverc
ID: 11969556
I have one 250 Gb hard drive set to master or (0) that came from anther computer so the setup info is diffrent. the blue screen is, if you have installed any new hardware remove it and run chkdsk/f to fix any problems if this is the firs time you have seen this message restart computer.

I hope this helps a bit, since i'm stumpt
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:tfjeff
ID: 11985058
so are you booting off the hdd that came from a computer with a different hardware setup?  What OS are you running?
0
Concerto Cloud for Software Providers & ISVs

Can Concerto Cloud Services help you focus on evolving your application offerings, while delivering the best cloud experience to your customers? From DevOps to revenue models and customer support, the answer is yes!

Learn how Concerto can help you.

 

Author Comment

by:inverc
ID: 11993461
I'm running windows 2000 with SP4, that is correct I'm booting up with a different hardware setup.

0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:tfjeff
ID: 11993476
what is the stop error code on the bluescreen?  Did you trying running a chkdsk/r like the bluescreen suggested?  The error isn't perhaps "inaccessible boot device" is it?
0
 

Author Comment

by:inverc
ID: 12002896
no I did not run that before due to i for got my password, I booted off anther dhard drive and ran the chkdsk/r now it will not recognize the hard drive. but when i boot off the smaller hard drive i can see my old 250 gig drive but when i try and boot from the big one nothing. so i gues i will have to move my files and reinstall windowns??
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Windows 7 does not have the best desktop search built in. This is something Windows 7 users have struggled with. You type something in, and your search results don’t always match what you are looking for, or it doesn’t actually work at all. There ar…
I use more than 1 computer in my office for various reasons. Multiple keyboards and mice take up more than just extra space, they make working a little more complicated. Using one mouse and keyboard for all of my computers makes life easier. This co…
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…
Want to learn how to record your desktop screen without having to use an outside camera. Click on this video and learn how to use the cool google extension called "Screencastify"! Step 1: Open a new google tab Step 2: Go to the left hand upper corn…

604 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question