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Toughbook 28 I have 2 toughbook 28s. one is a 600mhz the other is an 800mhz. I took my hard drive from my 600 and put into my 800, and it will not boot. it bbots to the start windows normally/safe mode screen, and when i select any of the options, it boots to another screen, then reboots before I can read what it says. any suggestions?

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In Toughbook computers there is an option to lock your hard disk(the contents of the HDD cannot be accessed when it is connected to any other computer than its native one). First, you should check that by connecting the HDD in its native computer i.e the one having 600mhz. Press F2 when you start it up and chnage the option to lock the HDD in the bios setup screen.
There is one more problem. The operating system installed in the HDD is having the hardware configuration of your CF 28 600mhz. So, it won't work in a computer with different hardware configuration.
Hopes this will provide you with the cure for your problem

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Sure...use F2 when you start it up, and make certain that drive is listed on the bios setup screen..and also is in proper boot sequence order..you may need to revise the bios to see that other drive..this is not always a simple matter

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