|"And when I say restart I mean when I literally go into the start menu and choose restart instead of shut down."|
Why are you doing the above procedure? Normally, one either wants the computer running or off. Is something happening that causes you to reboot?
Did this happen when using the original hard drive?
Do you have BOTH the original and the new 2TB drives installed?
Go into Windows Disk Management and post ALL the information listed for each hard disk listed.
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