LKBEN10866: STOP 0x0000007B INACCESSABLE_BOOT_DEVICE after cloning a Windowsinstallation


Cloning a harddiskimage (windows) to a different Hardware results in Stop error 7B or After you move the Microsoft Windows XP system (boot) disk to a backup computer, you may receive the 7b Stop error when you try to start the Windows XP-based backup computer


The PnP-ID information of mass storage controllers for the computer must be in the registry before startup so that Windows XP can initialize the correct drivers.


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.