In some cases, system can become unbootable after cloning operation. How to troubleshoot such issues and what information needs to be collected, described in this article.
Follow step-by-step instructions below to troubleshoot the issue.
- If the source machine used IDE mode, try to turn on the IDE mode on the target machine;
- If the source machine used AHCI mode, try to turn on the AHCI mode on the target machine;
- Try to perform cloning using Bootable media;
- If the issue persists, try to fix system bootability following these instructions
- If nothing helps, go to Collect information part;
The following information has to be collected for further investigation of the issue:
- System Report from source and target machines (Make sure that each disk report contains information about disks):
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- Screenshot (photo) of the boot error;
- Collect the log of the cloning operation from within Bootable Media by clicking "Save all" button in the "Log" view:
- Provide exact description of the entire process: the environment under which the operation has been performed, is important.