computer hangs when double click my computer

Posted on 2007-12-06
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
i had a computer with a motherboard issue and had dell come out and replace and it was working i then took the 80gb hard drive and ghosted it to a 160gb hard drive with ghost 12 tehn booted up with teh new drive and everything works fine. the only issue is when i double click my computer it will run a black page for 30sec etc and then respoind and works fine. if i dont do that everything is working perfectly how do I resolve this thank you
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ID: 20421786
In the device manager, click Show>Hidden Devices, and uninstall EVERYTHING under Disk Drives. That should clear out the old HDD reg entries.....

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ID: 20421828
so anything under disks drives shoudl be removed i shoudl not leave one>?

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i removed teh usb one and then tried to go into my computer and still doing the same thing unless i heard different from you i will remove everything like you stated then try again shoudl i reboot as well?
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I would remove them all, and then reboot when prompted. Windows will redetect the proper drive after you boot....
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johnb6767 earned 500 total points
ID: 20421852
Attempting to remove the remnants of the 80gb drive that way....

The usb devices will still reinitialize when plugged in next time...

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ID: 20421857
ok rebooted after i removed them all as it prompted nme to and when i double click on my computer it does the same thing?
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Wow, I just started typing for some more ideas, and then I saw the email come through that you accepted it. It worked after all?

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