Inaccessible boot device error (cloning scsi to IDE) Tags: SCSI Boot Devices Windows Last response: May 12, 2010 12:06 PM in Windows 2000/NT Share rscssmd May 12, 2010 11:15:52 AM After cloning from a scsi drive to an ide drive, I receive the following "Inaccessible boot device" More about : inaccessible boot device error cloning scsi ide Ijack May 12, 2010 12:06:20 PM You would. Your scsi installation uses scsi drivers, so it can't access your ide disk. It's not easy to clone Windows 2000 between different machines - even different IDE controllers can cause problems. I believe that later versions of Windows are a bit more forgiving in this regard. Much easier, and safer, to just do a fresh installation, move any data, and reinstall your applications. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumINACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE always after Sp4 ForumINACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE ForumINACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE Foruminaccessible boot device error message ForumInaccessible Boot Device ForumHELP! Inaccessible Boot Device error in K8N Neo2 ForumInaccessible Boot Device SCSI Question ForumHELP: STOP error - Inaccessible Boot Device ForumStop 0x7B : (p1,p2,p3,p4) INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE ForumStop error inaccessible boot device windows 2000 ForumCloning an old IDE HD to SATA, need help, URGENT ForumInaccessible_boot_device after loading Critical Update ForumStop: 0x0000007B ( ...) inaccessible_boot_device ForumSTOP: 0x0000007b .... Inaccessible_boot_device ForumINACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE ForumW2k Inaccessible Boot Device after copying to new hd Foruminaccessible HD? ForumParallel and com ports not appearing in device manager More resources !