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Sorry to have left you hanging.   On Sunday avo a lightning strike next to the house took out my internet.   Tech came today; I was very lucky as there was no damage to the underground fibre optic cable, I only needed a replacement NBN box and pleasantly surprised it was free.   I had nada, even resurrected an old tv so I had some entertainment.

 

All the files you posted are N/A for us, all to do with windows install.

 

You made good progress.   Possible the SSD/caddy was recognised because the BIOS registered it at Boot.

So I take it the files you wanted to save are now on the new internal SSD and accessible?

 

Are you OK doing some exploring/work in the BIOS/UEFI?


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Bit of an update - sorry for the multiple posts

 

So i restarted my PC tonight & forgot the spinner drive was still wired in, the PC recognised it this time so i took a quick look through it & disconnected power & SATA.

 

Next i plugged in the SSD drive to USB still inside the caddy. it recognised it this time, i accessed the saved pics & transfered them to the M2 (new OS) drive.

 

I've no idea why it decided to recognise the USB caddy drive this time, im confused as heck about that

That could be a problem with power.
Can You check PSU power usage with connected and disconnected SSD?


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Sorry to have left you hanging.   On Sunday avo a lightning strike next to the house took out my internet.   Tech came today; I was very lucky as there was no damage to the underground fibre optic cable, I only needed a replacement NBN box and pleasantly surprised it was free.   I had nada, even resurrected an old tv so I had some entertainment.

 

All the files you posted are N/A for us, all to do with windows install.

 

You made good progress.   Possible the SSD/caddy was recognised because the BIOS registered it at Boot.

So I take it the files you wanted to save are now on the new internal SSD and accessible?

 

Are you OK doing some exploring/work in the BIOS/UEFI?

Absolutely no apology needed!! Glad you got sorted, sounds like it was a rough storm!

 

The SSD Caddy was recognised after Boot, i done nothing different than i did before so i've no idea why it recognised it this time.

It was the spinner drive that was recognised at boot, it must be the only time the PC picks it up as when powered on THEN plugged in it will not show up

 

I've no idea what EFI is but i'll certainly take a go at BIOS, i've went through it to see what it's about but changed nothing as i dont know enough as to what the result would be if i changed the settings


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Bit of an update - sorry for the multiple posts

 

So i restarted my PC tonight & forgot the spinner drive was still wired in, the PC recognised it this time so i took a quick look through it & disconnected power & SATA.

 

Next i plugged in the SSD drive to USB still inside the caddy. it recognised it this time, i accessed the saved pics & transfered them to the M2 (new OS) drive.

 

I've no idea why it decided to recognise the USB caddy drive this time, im confused as heck about that

That could be a problem with power.
Can You check PSU power usage with connected and disconnected SSD?

 

I can, but how?, is there a power monitor built into the PC?, i'm running a 450w Corsair PSU & i kinda hope you're wrong as i just built it! :laughing:


Edited by gpl98a1, Yesterday, 11:27 AM.

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Bit of an update - sorry for the multiple posts

 

So i restarted my PC tonight & forgot the spinner drive was still wired in, the PC recognised it this time so i took a quick look through it & disconnected power & SATA.

 

Next i plugged in the SSD drive to USB still inside the caddy. it recognised it this time, i accessed the saved pics & transfered them to the M2 (new OS) drive.

 

I've no idea why it decided to recognise the USB caddy drive this time, im confused as heck about that

That could be a problem with power.
Can You check PSU power usage with connected and disconnected SSD?

 

It is not a power issue.

The 1TB spinner is not detected when plugged in with the computer running because it is not configured in BIOS as Plug and Play.

It is detected at Boot in the BIOS if already plugged in.


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gpl98a1,

 

 

I've no idea what EFI is but i'll certainly take a go at BIOS, i've went through it to see what it's about but changed nothing as i dont know enough as to what the result would be if i changed the settings

The UEFI is a modern replacement for the BIOS; (a favorite rant of mine) info if interested. > https://www.howtogee...place-the-bios/

 

A video for you to watch.   Skip the first 6 minutes, (just funf and adverts). For the moment, watch to 16 minutes and get back. > 

 

Have you checked/explored the Data you saved to the new OS drive?   


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Ok, i have watched the video between the suggested times & I think i'm comfortable wnough with it, there are alot of things there i don't know what they do though as well.

 

I will need to check the drive to see if there is anything else that i need to transfer over but my main concern was the pictures & videos


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