Solved How Can I make my HDD bootable after I clone it to another HDD? Tags: Hard Drives Boot Storage Last response: November 8, 2012 1:50 AM in Storage Share fuNight October 9, 2012 6:29:54 AM I have upgrade my storage and I'm clone my HDD (entire files including OS Windows XP) to the new HDD. The old HDD is PATA or IDE the new is SATA. The problem is after I removed my old HDD my new HDD can't boot to Windows, It will get this message "Reboot and Select proper Boot device or Insert Boot Media in Selected Boot device and press a key" Is there any *.ini file that I can change?? If there is one, please inform me to do that.. More about : make hdd bootable clone hdd Best solution profkefah October 9, 2012 5:23:54 PM Share its too easy go to bios setting and make boot from hdd profkefah October 9, 2012 5:25:43 PM also after making first boot from hdd change ahci stting in bios from ahci to ide Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer fuNight November 8, 2012 1:50:20 AM Best answer selected by fuNight. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can't make new HDD bootable ? :( :x Forum How to clone windows 7 HDD Forum SSD to HDD clone will not boot Forum Help make a new HDD bootable Forum Want to Create BOOTABLE Clone Drive of my OS/System Drive Forum Cloning HDD with Discwizard problem Forum Cloned HDD but cannot find OS Forum Cloning from HDD to SDD - getting stuck on "Loading Operating System" Forum Clone Hdd 's Forum Ghost HD and make bootable Forum How to repair problems after cloning a hdd to a ssd Forum How to make a bootable self installing backup image? Forum Bootable USB HDD Forum Can ImageX be used to clone HDD Forum Clone an SSD to a HDD and back again? Forum 1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum SSD + HDD . Help! Forum How to achive sata 3 performance on sata 2 port? Forum [Solved] SSD+HDD or HDD+SSD Cache Forum USB thumbdrive not recognized after Win 7 scan Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !