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Avanza1
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Bios update for compaq presario v3500 to accept ssd

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Presario v3500
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)

I recently purchase a kingston ssd. 

 

Was able to install win7 from my desktop pc. 

 

But my compaq presario v3500 cant see the ssd. 

 

What do i do? From my understanding. I need to set the controller from IDE to AHCI but my bios dont offer this option. 

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Kumar0307
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@Avanza1, Welcome to the HP Support Community!

 

Unfortunately, this model computer does not support an SSD. It only Supports 9.5-mm, 2.5-inch hard drives. For more info, refer to page 3 of the service guide.

 

Hope this helps! Keep me posted. 

 

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