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Boot order help. Which one of these is my new SSD?

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I can't seem to figure out which one the SSD is. Also, I don't even have a floppy drive... Wth?

I installed the SSD correctly, SATA for power, and sata cable to MB.

Am I missing something?

post #2 of 9
just try different ones
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open the hard disk tab, what does that say? theres the little + next to hard disk so I would assume there would be more options.
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open the hard disk tab, what does that say? theres the little + next to hard disk so I would assume there would be more options.
No other options. This is it.

This is a very strange BIOS.
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No other options. This is it.

This is a very strange BIOS.
Is there any options in the bios you can choose which hard disk boots first?
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there should be Hard Disk Boot Priority under Advance BIOS Feature. If you have that, then that is where you pick the ssd.
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open the hard disk tab, what does that say? Theres the little + next to hard disk so i would assume there would be more options.
+1
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there should be Hard Disk Boot Priority under Advance BIOS Feature. If you have that, then that is where you pick the ssd.
Perfect, thanks.

Also, would it have been a good idea to unplug my old HDD (which still has Windows 7 on it) from mobo while installing on SSD?
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Also, would it have been a good idea to unplug my old HDD (which still has Windows 7 on it) from mobo while installing on SSD?
It's essential to do so. If you don't your boot files get split across both drives. If you disconnect your HDD temporarily to test it, you'll probably find that you can't boot.

The fix is to reinstall Win7 on your SSD without any other drives plugged in.
     
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