Question Swapping HDD (SSD) between laptops

Mar 18, 2019

A cousin of mine has a Laptop Toshiba Satellite Pro C660 that is already a few years old, so he has bought a Lenovo ideapad 330 that comes with SSD. Now, I have cloned the toshiba disk (which was formatted not long ago and put on windows 10) to the Lenovo's SSD because it has some delicate software very hard to reinstall. The problem is that the windows logo comes out but after a few seconds the screen goes black. Does anyone know what it could be?

PS: I have already put the legacy mode to boot the disk.
Try these...

Option 1 ...

  1. First, while the computer is off, connect an external monitor.
  2. Next turn on the computer and allow it to fully load.
  3. Once loaded, press the "Windows Key" + "P" to open the "Easy Display Switcher".
  4. In here select "Computer only".
  5. Now shut down the computer and disconnect the external monitor.
  6. Disconnect the external monitor
  7. And finally restart the computer.

Option 2 ...

Make sure you wait until the computer would be fully loaded before trying this, and not try it right away like you would to say get into BIOS. This needs you to actually be where you would be when Windows Explorer loads.

1. Press "Shift" repeatedly until the "sticky keys" window shows up.

2. Now click the the link there that will lead to the "Ease of Access Center".

3. Next click "Cancel" on the the bottom right corner of the "Set Up Sticky Keys" window.

4. From here you want to click "Control Panel" on the upper left corner (it should be right beside the "Make Your Computer Easier to Use" title.

5. Locate the "Computer Settings" menu and then choose the "Recovery" icon (make sure that your view of this is by either large or small icons for easier access).

6. Now click and open "System Restore".

7. Here you want to click next on the bottom right corner (a few times) until the button "Finish" shows up and then click it. (Just follow everything prompt that the window says which will lead you to recovering your previous system, in a certain time.

8. The computer will now do the work it needs to and then reboot.

If that doesn't work, you can try the following...

You can also try doing the Ctrl+Alt+Delete and see if you can get "Task Manager" to show.

If the "Task Manager" windows shows, then choose "New Task" and then type in EXPLORER. If the desktop shows up then you need to go into "Start", "Programs", then "Accessories" and finally "Command Prompt". (Or you can do a search for CMD.)

Make sure you load the "Command Prompt" with Administrator access. Then when it loads type in....


It will do a file check.

To learn more about "SFC" visit this link at Microsoft...
Mar 18, 2019
I have tried what you told me but got no results (2nd screen showing nothing and shift is not triggering sticky keys, same for task manager, not showing up). i have to say that If i touch the trackpad i can see the mouse moving with the "thinking" circle.
More info: I have tried to put an SSD with a full Windows 10 already installed and it worked perfectly, so I am assuming that Toshiba formats his HDD to just not work with other pcs. Is there any way to bypass that?
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