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 its too easy go to bios setting and make boot from hdd Share profkefah October 9, 2012 5:25:43 PM also after making first boot from hdd change ahci stting in bios from ahci to ide m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer fuNight November 8, 2012 1:50:20 AM Best answer selected by fuNight. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow do I make a cloned HDD with OS bootable for my new computer? Forum SolvedSSD to HDD nightly bootable clone Forum SolvedShould i clean install the OS on SSD or clone it from another HDD ? Forum Creating bootable Vista clone on Win8 HDD (some degree of urgency) Forum Can I clone one HDD to another? Before I reinstall Windows 7. Forum SolvedHow do I clone HDD to SSD if the computer doesn't have a optical disk drive? Forum how to make sure my pc will work after i switch hdd Forum Make external HDD bootable without formatting Forum SolvedHow to clone OEM hdd? Forum SolvedHow long to Clone HDD to SSD Forum SolvedHow do I clone a Sata hdd and what is the best software for cloning Forum How to make the HDD primary after SSD is boot drive Forum make a clone of the HDD I use now to a new larger HDD Forum Solvedmaking an ibm ThinkPad hdd bootable Forum SolvedWindows majorly messed up, buying new bigger hdd to fresh install windows , how to clone everything over minus faulty windows? Forum SolvedHow to clone a damage HDD? Forum HDD missing in Disk Management after Clone from HDD to SSD Forum SolvedHas anyone tried swapping a windows 7 HDD into another computer/same make and model/ and worked? Or is it possible with win7? Forum Upgrading Primary HDD [bootable] in desktop -- Which disk-cloning application to use? Forum How to repair problems after cloning a hdd to a ssd Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !