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HP Zbook g3 adding a M.2 500gb drive and a 1TB SATA

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HP ZBook 15 G3
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I have an HP Zbook g3 with a SATA 500GB drive. (only a a GB or two free space)

I would like to add an M.2 SSD 500GB PCIe ( MZ-VKW5120 P/N 861960-003 ) to boot from and a 1TB SATA Western Digital  WD Blue) for additional storage. 

If I install the M.2 drive and the 1TB SATA drive, the USB drive with Windows 10 64 bit does not see any drive to load to.

If I install just the 1TB SATA drive I can install Windows 10 to it.

If I install just the M.2 drive I can install Windows 10 to it.

If I install the M.2 drive with windows already installed and then add the 1TB drive (drive Quick Formatted to erase O/S), Windows before the boot says that there is a problem and would you like Windows to Fix ( there are a number of options, none work)

I want to boot from the M.2 drive for the speed. 

Is there a setting I am missing?


With the components that I have, this is just not possible.

Any help would be appreciated.

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is the BIOS up to date?

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