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Hard Drive Copy Booting

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I know that, generally, a mirror copy of one bootable hard drive onto another will not necessarily boot.  Why specifically is this the case?
Thanks, John
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It depends if the boot sector was copied also - this can usually be fixed by booting into an OS recovery console and issuing the command FIXMBR, followed by FIXBOOT.
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