I backed up the old HD to an external drive with an image using the Windows 7 backup. I installed the new 1TB SSD with the correct cables and used a system repair DVD to start and restore the PC. It looks like the new drive is recognized by the BIOS, and the system repair disk finds the image, but when I start the restore, it fails. The error shown seems to indicate that the drive can't be found. What am I doing wrong? Or is the SSD not bootable?
Hello, I would give option #1 a try from this guide to see if it helps with your issue: https://appuals.com/fix-no-hard-drives-found-windows-7-installer/
You can also try the other options in this guide as well if the first method doesn't work.
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