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Boot disk not the same as windows disk?


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Hi,

 

I just installed a new SSD in my PC en installed Windows 10 on it. In the BIOS the SSD is not selected as the boot disk, but one of my other non SSD drives is. However, in Disk Management I can see that Windows is indeed installed on the SSD. How can this be?


Edited by DeZiekeNon, 04 August 2015 - 09:12 AM.

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can you post the image of Disk management?


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The SSD is 250 GB. The WD Velociraptor Disks are about 160 GB a piece. Disk 3 is without a doubt the SSD and here it is listed as boot disk, but in the BIOS it is not the boot disk.

 

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Edited by DeZiekeNon, 06 August 2015 - 05:52 AM.

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Thanks for posting!  :thumbsup:

This disk management you shot is from  windows 10...?

which os you install in your first booting device?


Edited by Dashing star, 06 August 2015 - 05:57 AM.

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Windows 10 is the only installed OS and it is located on the SSD.


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Did you select your ssd in 2nd or 3rd or so on booting device in BIOS?


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No, floppy and cd drive.


Edited by DeZiekeNon, 06 August 2015 - 06:10 AM.

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You ask that you dont have OS in other hard disk but in ssd, but you did not select ssd as first booting device then how come it boot from ssd? right?

Ok then see picture below

 

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other than boot disk you have hard disk boot priority in bios..

Did you see ssd there?


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That's is why I am posting here. Because it doesn't make sense. I'll post a picture of the boot priority in the BIOS later. For now I'll have to keep using my PC.


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so you dont have os in hard disks you installed?


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I have Windows 10 installed on the SSD. Which is the 3rd drive: [3M-SAMSUNG SS]


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Ok then since there is no os in the 1st booting device it automatically tend for next hard disk/ssd which has os in it and boot it from ssd.. If you remove ssd from your pc then your pc will boot from 2nd booting device and so on.

 

Edit: Did your BIOS settings in AHCI mode?


Edited by Dashing star, 07 August 2015 - 03:06 AM.

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Well what I forgot to mention, when I select the SSD as the booting device, I get the message that there was no booting device found. This is why it's configured like this in the first place, because this way was the only way that worked. 

 

What is AHCI mode?


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what about removing all HDD and connecting only SSD?

 

In bios did you have sata mode?...Select it to AHCI mode and give it a try!


Edited by Dashing star, 07 August 2015 - 06:14 AM.

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