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03-04-2014 06:05 AM
Hi to all,
I've replaced primary HD with an SSD, and at the same time I've added a second HD in the CD bay.
The problem is that the bios try to start-up system from the second hard drive (in cd bay) but this one don't has installed the OS and the notebook don't start.
If I remove the second HD, PC start-up automatically.
I've tryed to reconfigure Bios boot order, but I don't have result.
I can start-up PC typing F9 and choosing "Internal Hard Disk" from the list; at this time the system start without any problem.
How can configure Notebook to start-up automatically?
03-04-2014 01:26 PM
I've tried, but I don't have result.
I've tried to check disk with diskpart and list lisk found two hard disk, the first one tagged with 0 is the HDD, the second one tagged with 1 is the SSD. could be this the problem?
is possible to change the disk number without data loss? How?
03-04-2014 03:10 PM
No the disk number is hard wired based on which SATA port the drive is connected to. I am a bit surprised that the BIOS seems to prefer the drive attached to the CD drive SATA port. Have you tried reinstalling the optical drive and then disabling CD boot, then put the hdd in the adapter back in? I do not mean just put the CD lower in the order, there is usually a keystoke you can do which disables booting from a specific device or class of devices in the BIOS.