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Can not read disk error

Installed a used hard drive in my Sol;o 1450 and when it starts up i get an error message Can not read disk!

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You can't install any hard disk from any computer and install it into your computer and expect it to work unless it came from the same model computer with the same devices that are installed on your computer.
When Windows is installed it configures the operating system unique to that computer and stores this info in the Windows registry.
To get a used hard disk to work in your computer, you have to install Windows as a fresh installation on your computer.

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