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So the problem. I have two pc A and B. I took A pc HDD and made a full clone to pcs B HDD. B - has different hardware and now when i try to boot it does not find my HDD. When i insert windows 7 installation cd, and choose repair i can upload drivers and my OS is now visible but just for that moment. After reboot i can't see. I think it is becouse at repair window it only load driver to RAM and after reboot it removes it. My question. Is there any tool that i can put drivers to my OS that it could recognize my HDD and boot. I can't boot to safe mode. Changing raid+ahci to ide in bios does not help.

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Is it ide or sata?. –  gladiator2345 Jul 23 '12 at 8:17
    
sata. I am using Intel 520 series 240 GB SSD. My old ssd is the same just new hardware. I know what driver it need, but i don't know how to insert it to OS. –  Tadziz Jul 23 '12 at 8:20
    
I'm amazed this worked at all unless A and B use the same chipset? –  Dave Rook Jul 23 '12 at 8:30
    
The problem might be with your bios. Try upgrading it. –  gladiator2345 Jul 23 '12 at 8:30
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In BIOS, change sata mode from ahci to ide. –  tumchaaditya Jul 23 '12 at 8:49
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Try this driver before taking clone. http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=21224&lang=eng&OSVersion=Windows%207%20%20*&DownloadType=Drivers

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What if i can't do that.. ? I have cloned HDD and new pc with new hardware (HP WE445ET) –  Tadziz Jul 23 '12 at 9:09
    
What i meant that before cloning boot into old hdd and install drivers and then clone it. –  gladiator2345 Jul 23 '12 at 9:40
    
I understand that you mean, but I can't use old pc to install drivers on it and then clone hdd. I need tool who can install drivers to windows. Maybe its enough if i put sys file to windows drivers folder. ? –  Tadziz Jul 23 '12 at 10:50
    
Try MS dart tool superuser.com/a/329373/143512 –  gladiator2345 Jul 23 '12 at 11:55
    
It is a good tool, but i can't find out how it could help. I have enabled some drivers the one i thought could help, but it is still the same. Any other suggestions ? Thank you –  Tadziz Jul 24 '12 at 14:51
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