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UEFI BIOS Access, Changing Boot Drive Order To SSD

HP Pavilion 15 n204tx
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)

Hi,

 

I have a HP Pavilion 15 n204tx Notebook with Windows 8.1 running. Now I would like to install a SSD by replacing the optical drive. I am not an expert and I did some digging. I heard that before I install Windows to the new SSD, I should change settings in BIOS to AHCI concerning my hard drive. My Problem now is that I can't find it in BIOS. Where can it be found and maybe changed?

 

Is it really needed to change BIOS mode? What are my alternate choices?

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Hi,

 

No, you can't do that. You have to swap SSD and HDD. Put old HDD to the caddy.

 

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