boot drive

Forum discussion tagged with boot drive.
  1. Dag746

    Question No bootable device

    I replaced my i3-10300 with an i7-11700k. I had to update my bios first so I put the i3-10300 back in and noticed that there were no bootable drives then. I updated the bios and now have the i7-11700k in. I still have no bootable drives and am unsure of how to fix it? motherboard is gigabyte...
  2. Darklighter

    Question Adding SATA drive to new Windows 10 install stops booting

    This is a first for me: Just did a major upgrade on my roommate's computer (CPU - Intel 11th Gen/RAM - 16GB/Mobo - Gigabyte Z590 Gaming X/Storage - 2TB Firecuda NVME). I installed Windows 10 on the new NVME drive, no issues, even after several reboots. When I try to add one of his old SATA...
  3. M

    Question X99a Sli plus RAID Won’t allow Boot

    Installed two new and identical SSDs and went through BIOS to set up RAID 1. Completed setup and tried to boot with boot order UEFI Windows boot manager followed by UEFI BD/DVD. All others are disabled. My old boot drive is still plugged in and works when RAID is turned off. I am running Windows...
  4. P

    Solved! Intel Optane 900P as Boot Drive

    I have a 900P installed in the PCIE16_X4 slot on my ASUS Prime Z370 A but Windows won't install there even though it recognizes the drive and loads the drivers during Windows install. It says it is not a bootable device. Has anyone been able to install the 900 P as a Windows boot drive?
  5. I

    M.2 drive not visible in Bios

    So I finally got an ssd drive. I got an M.2 500gb Samsung 970 EVO. I installed all the drivers (don't know the name off the top of my head) and migrated with the Samsung utility rebooted but it booted into the old hard drive. I rebooted and pressed f8 and launched into my ssd. I got a blue...
  6. Captain Brock

    NVMe OS and Data Drive

    Greetings! I have installed Windows 7 on a GigaByte Z270 board with a 960 EVO NVMe drive (no mean feat). The OS is on a 100GB partition, with a second partition of 130GB. My question is: Shall I use that second partition on the same drive for my data drive? Or should I use a completely separate...
  7. M

    Computer freezing after boot in a very particular way - possible boot drive failure?

    Relevant parts list: i7 3770k w/ Corsair H60 GTX 970 ASUS Maximus V Gene 16 GB RAM ~4 year old SSD 750W PSU Windows 10 Hey guys, I've got a problem with my PC that I'm having a lot of trouble diagnosing. It used to be an intermittent issue but it now occurs after every boot, preventing me...