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Thinkcentre S50/8183 detects HDD with XP PRO but won't launch it

I switched the HDD with XP PRO from one computer into Thinkcentre & its Bios detects it along with all the memory tests passed, but won't launch the OS. Did enable boot on HDD .   So what steps am I missing ?

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Re: Thinkcentre S50/8183 detects HDD with XP PRO but won't launch it

Hello,

 

Here's an article from Tom's Hardware that answers your question in detail:

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/250347-32-transferring-hard-drive-computer

 

Good luck!

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Re: Thinkcentre S50/8183 detects HDD with XP PRO but won't launch it

Thanks for the tip.

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Re: Thinkcentre S50/8183 detects HDD with XP PRO but won't launch it

You are quite welcome and I hope everything works out on your end!