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hp slimline 260a120np wont boot from SSD

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slimline 260a120np
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Hi. I Have an HP slimline 260a120np that i want to replace the HD To an SSD but the pc wont boot when I connect the SSD(Samsung 860qvo 1TB). I cloned the hd using Samsung data migration tool and disabled secure boot on the bios and enabled legacy boot. 

When i connect the ssd via an usb adapter the pc tries to boot and then windows gives me an error. But the problem is when 1 connect a ssd to the sata port the pc stays on the hp logo and I cant get into the bios. I have tried a different model of of ssd (samsung 840 evo) with the same result. I cant even install a fresh copy of windows because the pc wont boot when a ssd is connected.  the same ssd will be recognized if plugged via an usb adapter.

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Welcome back to the forum.

I am not a HP employee.


I have seen this problem in this Forum with certain other HP consumer PCs.


No solution was provided.


The Samsung 2.5 inch SATA SSDs have a problem on some HP PCs.





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