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Booting off of the Second Internal Hard Drive

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I recently bought an additional internal hard drive that is 2TB I connected it and made sure that the computer recognized it in the disk management. My first drive Is about 1TB and its almost full. I was hoping someone can help me figure out how to change the boot to use the second drive. When I go to bios settings and in the Bios sections I don't see any place where it could say advance settings anywhere as it says in many forums and informational and procedural sites. I try to look to find the order of my boot, but I can't find it or maybe I'm not looking at it right. I would like to boot off my second drive because as of now, my Boot time on my desktop pc is really slow. Everyone is saying to change the boot order, but I cant seem to find it or even change it if I don't notice it. Nowhere does it say anything about my second drive. Also, my Bios looks a bit different than other Bios for other HP PCs, I dont know why even though my PC is new being that I bought it about a year ago. 

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@SHAHZORK , welcome to the forum.

 

Did you clone the original hard drive to the new hard drive or do a clean install of Windows 10? 

 

Before you answer my question you should disconnect the 1 TB HDD and connect the 2 TB HDD to that SATA port.  This would be the boot drive.



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