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Postby Walter B » Fri Aug 12, 2016 5:57 pm

My motherboard has seen its last days. I'm going to replace the MB,
Processor, and Memory.
The new box will be UEFI; the old box is not.
How do I restore an image made from the old (MBR) box to the new (UEFI)
box? I want to convert the MBR drives to UEFI. Partition Magic 11.5 has
that capability.
Do I make the drive conversions first, using the PM DVD, then make the
image using the IFD DVD?
I know the system won't boot after the conversion, so I'm trying to
figure a way to do it so that the new computer will boot.
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Re: copy image to new computer

Postby TeraByte Support(PP) » Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:39 pm

You can use the TBOSDT "Change Disk Type" script (chgdtype.tbs) to convert from MBR to GPT and make it bootable (the script requires TBOSDT for BootIt). Of course, you should also be able to leave it as MBR on the new system -- assuming it's not locked to UEFI.
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Re: copy image to new computer

Postby Walter B » Sat Aug 13, 2016 6:59 am

On 8/13/2016 12:39 AM, TeraByte Support (PP) wrote:
> You can use the TBOSDT "Change Disk Type" script (chgdtype.tbs) to convert from MBR to GPT and make it bootable (the script requires TBOSDT for BootIt). Of course, you should also be able to leave it as MBR on the new system -- assuming it's not locked to UEFI.
>
>
Thanks. I have the TBOSDS Pro installed. Do I need to download the
TBOSDT for BootIt?

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Re: copy image to new computer

Postby TeraByte Support(PP) » Sat Aug 13, 2016 7:31 am

You would need TBOSDT for BootIt. Note that the version that comes with V3 just needs the BIBM key to activate the BootIt features.
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Re: copy image to new computer

Postby Walter B » Sat Aug 13, 2016 6:20 pm

On 8/13/2016 10:31 AM, TeraByte Support (PP) wrote:
> You would need TBOSDT for BootIt. Note that the version that comes with V3 just needs the BIBM key to activate the BootIt features.
>
>

So I will need to buy BIMB?
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Re: copy image to new computer

Postby TeraByte Support(PP) » Sat Aug 13, 2016 9:37 pm

To use the chgdtype.tbs script you would need to have a BIBM key. So, yes, if you don't have it. Partitioning changes are needed that aren't supported in the regular Pro version.
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Re: copy image to new computer

Postby Walter B » Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:38 am

On 8/14/2016 12:37 AM, TeraByte Support (PP) wrote:
> To use the chgdtype.tbs script you would need to have a BIBM key. So, yes, if you don't have it. Partitioning changes are needed that aren't supported in the regular Pro version.
>
>
Thanks.

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Re: copy image to new computer

Postby ohaya » Sat Aug 20, 2016 5:58 am

Walter B wrote:
> On 8/14/2016 12:37 AM, TeraByte Support (PP) wrote:
> > To use the chgdtype.tbs script you would need to have a BIBM key. So,
> yes, if you don't have it. Partitioning changes are needed that aren't
> supported in the regular Pro version.
> >
> >
> Thanks.
>
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> Walter B


How did this all turn out for you?

I'm curious, because I just went kind of the "other way", i.e., I just got a refurb Dell M7510 (with an SSD + HD) that had UEFI enabled, and ended up disabling all the UEFI stuff to go to regular MBR/EMBR so that I could use BIBM.

I have the impression that if I left the BIOS at UEFI that BIBM wouldn't be able to do much of the things I needed/wanted (which was to do everything I could before with BING)?

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Re: copy image to new computer

Postby Walter B » Sat Aug 20, 2016 6:14 am

On 8/20/2016 8:58 AM, ohaya wrote:
> Walter B wrote:
>> On 8/14/2016 12:37 AM, TeraByte Support (PP) wrote:
>>> To use the chgdtype.tbs script you would need to have a BIBM key. So,
>> yes, if you don't have it. Partitioning changes are needed that aren't
>> supported in the regular Pro version.
>>>
>>>
>> Thanks.
>>
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>> Walter B
>
>
> How did this all turn out for you?
>
> I'm curious, because I just went kind of the "other way", i.e., I just got a refurb Dell M7510 (with an SSD + HD) that had UEFI enabled, and ended up disabling all the UEFI stuff to go to regular MBR/EMBR so that I could use BIBM.
>
> I have the impression that if I left the BIOS at UEFI that BIBM wouldn't be able to do much of the things I needed/wanted (which was to do everything I could before with BING)?
>
> Jim
>
>
All worked out well, Jim.

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Re: copy image to new computer

Postby ohaya » Sat Aug 20, 2016 7:00 am

Walter B wrote:
> On 8/20/2016 8:58 AM, ohaya wrote:
> > Walter B wrote:
> >> On 8/14/2016 12:37 AM, TeraByte Support (PP) wrote:
> >>> To use the chgdtype.tbs script you would need to have a BIBM key. So,
> >> yes, if you don't have it. Partitioning changes are needed that aren't
> >> supported in the regular Pro version.
> >>>
> >>>
> >> Thanks.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Walter B
> >
> >
> > How did this all turn out for you?
> >
> > I'm curious, because I just went kind of the "other way", i.e., I just
> got a refurb Dell M7510 (with an SSD + HD) that had UEFI enabled, and ended
> up disabling all the UEFI stuff to go to regular MBR/EMBR so that I could
> use BIBM.
> >
> > I have the impression that if I left the BIOS at UEFI that BIBM wouldn't
> be able to do much of the things I needed/wanted (which was to do
> everything I could before with BING)?
> >
> > Jim
> >
> >
> All worked out well, Jim.
>
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> Walter B

Hi,

Thanks. I'm still curious though. Are you using with BIBM? And if so, is your BIOS still set to UEFI when using BIBM?

Thanks,
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