non system disk or disk read error

I am getting a non system disk error after replacing a hard drive. I used a hard drive from an old computer. I replaced it then booted from a usb drive with ghost. I reimaged the laptop hdd and attempted to restart. For whatever reason it is giving me the non system disk error. I have reimaged laptops before with this exact same build before so it shouldn't be the mbr.

Here are the steps I took:

Remove bad hdd
Insert used hdd
Reimaged using norton ghost (a known working image of win 7)
Set bios to factory settings


Any tips or advice would be great. Thanks
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  1. what SATA drivers does your windows image have and what is the default SATA Operation mode in your BIOS?
  2. tripledouce said:
    what SATA drivers does your windows image have and what is the default SATA Operation mode in your BIOS?


    Unfortunately I don't have that info on me right now but I was using the exact same image on the bad hdd with no problems as well as the one I am replacing it with.
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