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Can't boot after restore

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I have a backup of my entire system. I made the backup with the rescue media. There are two partitions and a boot sector so I selected all. Then I did a recover from that drive (drive A) to a newly formatted drive (drive B). Both were external drives. Then I put drive B into another computer but when I boot I get the message "An operating system wasn't found". What did I do wrong?

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Note that the two partitions show up just fine with Explorer.

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I found the problem. During the restore operation Acronis made the wrong partition Active. This should be reported as a bug.

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Eddy, if you want to report any new bugs you would need to show that the bug exists in the current supported version of ATI 2019 and then open a Support Case with Acronis for this.

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I've spent too much time on this and will have to leave it up to someone else to check it out. I will be willing to answer any questions. Note that I tried the rescue CD and saw the boot sector as one of the restore choices but the executable program did not. So I think the rescue CD would work.

I'm using 2019 build 17750