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Hard Drive Upgrade Process on Lenovo 3000 V100 - Hangs on restart

\015 I'm trying to upgrade my Hard Drive from the 100GB my V100 came with to a Western Digital \015\012\015\012\015\012WD3200BVET. \015\012I've copied the C: drive using DriveImage XML, apparently successfully.\015\012What didn't copy was the hidden IBM_Service partition of 5GB. When I\015\012put the new drive in place and boot I get the first windows splash\015\012screen, but then windows hangs with the windows logo (XP) in the center\015\012of the screen.\015\012\015\012Any ideas on what might fix this? I suspect the missing IBM_Service partition, but am not sure.\015

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Yes..you hit it right on the nose..that needs to be done first, otherwise the Lenovo Bios will simply loop..
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