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W10 install to new SSD failing...

Old 4th Nov 2019, 20:07
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W10 install to new SSD failing...

Hi!
I've decided to revive an old Acer laptop by replacing the HDD with a SSD.

I've created a W10 installation USB (and also a DVD) using the media creation tool. The boot order has been changed in the BIOS. All that I get is a square window logo and that's it, whether I use the USB or DVD media. No further progress.

A few notes. BIOS is set to Legacy (no option to change to UEFI). Windows version is 64bit (both already installed on old HDD and in created media).
​ACPI is set in BIOS.

Any help appreciated as Google is not being my friend..
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Old 4th Nov 2019, 20:49
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Sounds like the installer off the boot media is not launching properly / at all? (just a read-back of your question)
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Old 5th Nov 2019, 11:01
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Thanks to a suggestion from PPRuNe Dispatcher , I've ended up cloning the old HDD and it's worked perfectly.
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