Forum discussion tagged with ssd.
  1. kadxprime


    I have laptop which turns 10 next month. I want to change its HDD 500 Gb to SSD . I asked on Sony Support , but they said " its not recommended to do changes with storage as the company has shut down its operations in India " . He didn't bother to explain the technical reason. Is there really...
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    Windows 11 PC corrupting external SSD drives in docking station, help!

    I recently got a Sabrent 5-bay USB docking station for SSD drives. I put 2 SanDisk 1 TB SSD Plus SATA III drives in it and connected it via a USB 3.0 port in my Windows 11 PC. Both of the SSD drives in the docking station are repeatedly corrupted for some unknown reason. I changed the USB port...
  3. alexandru123123

    Question Acer laptop shuts down after installing ssd (Kernel-Power critical id 41 and 142)

    Hi, my acer laptop (Aspire E5-573) shuts down after i installed the ssd. I installed windows 10 on it, and it worked fine after a few days (1-2). if i cold start the laptop it will stay 10 to 20 minutes powered on but after that it will just cut the power but if i restart it the screen time...
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    Question Laptop not opening BIOS after replacing SSD (restart loop)

    Hi there, i just replaced the old HDD on my laptop with a brand new HP SSD (250GB). After turning on my laptop the screen is grey and when pressing F10 to open the BIOS it just says "F10 - BIOS setup options" on the bottom left corner. Instead of opening the BIOS the laptop just shuts off and...
  5. DarkBot

    Question Dual Booting

    Hey, I recently wanted to dual boot Windows with Ubuntu. My Windows was supposed to be on my NVME drive and Ubuntu on my old SATA SSD. When I was checking if my PC could handle it I found out, that my BIOS is somewhat "broken". It doesn't show up that my NVME is connected even though I...
  6. ArmanAsgharpoor

    Solved! GT73EVR Second PCIE

    Hi all, I have a GT73EVR, and I want to add the second nvme SSD, but it seems that the second PCIe connector has not been soldered on the motherboard. As far as I know, GT73 EVR and GT73 VR have the same motherboard, but GT73evr has one PCI-E slot, and GT73VR has two. As you can see, the...
  7. ProPravesh

    Solved! HDD in caddy is not working while SSD works fine

    Hi Team, I have dell Inspiron 14 3467 laptop, just to boost up its performance I bought up an SSD of 240 gb, first I put up SSD in caddy and installed it at place of Optical drive as I don't use it any more, I done the OS migration from old HDD to new SSD, then I installed new SSD at original...
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    Question Acre laptop shut down while performing disk cloning for SSD. Now laptop won’t turn on, power light blinks blue 5 times. Battery light not on.

    I’ve been using my laptop’s hard rive and it slows my Acer Laptop’s performance. The model is Aspire 3 A315-41-R2W5, with Ruben 5 AMD graphics card. My friend was helping me clone the disk drives into a new SSD card, where the SSD being cloned as an external hard drive. The laptop was plugged...
  9. C

    Question SSD upgrade, Laptop boots to BIOS when plugged in, will boot properly to windows if unplugged

    Asus ROG G750JX (old girl), recently installed a new SSD (samsung 870EVO), issue has started since the install, have kept 1 of the original hard drives as extra space and using the SSD for window and all major programs, performed a full wipe of system and fresh load of windows 10 on SSD. Laptop...
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    Question HP Laptop shut's down after new ssd and more

    Hello i have a HP laptop with Intel Core i3-5010u No Dedicated GPU 8GB Ram DDR3 and recently got a New SSD PNY CS900 240 and my 2ndary HDD 1TB. After installing the new SSD my laptop booted windows 10 everything installed and Today when there was no Charger connected my laptop shutdown on me 2...
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    Solved! Android 11 - Does restarting your phone multiple times a day wear the battery/SSD overtime?

    I have the samsung a32 5g. I'm frequently restarting my phone to test some apps. Does anyone know if restarting your phone frequently puts wear on either the battery or SSD overtime? Does the phone write mb to the SSD on restart?
  12. M

    Question 100% SSD activity with notebook cooler while gaming

    Hi Everyone, I am facing an interesting issue with my MSI GE65 RAIDER SF. Not a long ago I have purchased a Cooler Master Notepal XL cooler. When it is not under the laptop, I am able to play games with solid 40-70 fps. When it is under the laptop, I can play stable 100-120 fps, but sometimes...
  13. L

    Question System no recognising external soundcard after cloning HDD to SSD

    Hi I recently cloned my HDD to my new SSD. When booting from my SSD, the usually option for audio output for UMC-404HD does not appear anywhere on my system. When plugging the USB in to my PC, in any and all USB ports, with a varied number of USB cables, there is not recognition from my...
  14. eden02

    Solved! The new ssd not showing up in old laptop

    Hello! I recently thought of buying an ssd for my older laptop, a fujitsu esprimo v5515. All good and beautiful. I get the ssd I put it in a usb rack to see if it works. I see everything ok on my pc. Then I take it and put it in my laptop, after which I turn it on and enter the bios where I find...
  15. live_neutral_ground

    Solved! cloned SSD not recognized in bios in optical drive slot in caddy but once booted from old HDD recognized in device manager.

    I have cloned my brand new WD green SSD as I have successfully done before by connecting it with a caddy to the optical drive bay, it get's recognized, formatted and cloned. Then replacing the old HDD with this new SSD in the "main" SATA port with nothing else connected and it boots perfectly...
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    Solved! Is it worth it to replace my SSD?

    I currently have a 3 year old Lenovo thinkpad T470, with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD. However my SSD crashed and now I am wondering whether it is better to buy a new laptop or only a new SSD (the costs are about a 100 euros). Any thoughts on this? CPU: Intel i5 7200U
  17. NicIsHere123

    Solved! Laptop doesn't recognize my HDD after booting from my SSD(I migrated my OS to that SSD)

    My laptop is a Asus TUF Gaming A17 Tonight I migrated my OS to my brand new SSD using the Minitool app. It migrated all good. After the process ended I went to the Bios Menu and switched the Boot priority so the SSD was the first one. The first time I booted after this change it still booted...
  18. T

    Solved! Laptop no longer boots with drive moved to external enclosure

    I am struggling to boot my laptop after upgrading the internal M.2 SSD. The external enclosure is recognized in the BIOS. When starting the laptop it attempts to boot but runs a loading animation and then goes to a blue screen saying it failed to boot and leads me through windows 10 restore...
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    Question SSD upgrade on my Aspire E 15 E5-575-72L3

    i have Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-72L3 laptop which i use for my personal use and to learn coding and do maintain documents. i used macbook pro in my last company and i got used to the speed and performance on macbook. i am thinking of replacing the HDD in my Acer laptop and was thinking of going...
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    Solved! upgrading an asus Rog Strix Scar II GL704VG ssd to 1 TB

    I bought a brand new GL704VG that came with 470 GB SSD wich isn't enough for me, i bought a new 1TB SSD that is M.2 ( don't worry i checked and my computer accepts B and M attachments ) and i don't know how to switch, i only have one SSD plug in my computer and I don't if and how I can transfer...
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    Solved! Use an external hard drive as my personal computer?

    Hey guys, I have a 2018 MacBook Air, Retina, 256GB. Sucks, because of the butterfly keyboard, and the CPU is notoriously slow, too. Here's the question, what do you guys think of the following? I want to sell my current Macbook and get a 1TB external hard drive instead, where I can keep all of...
  22. User$101

    Question Zephyrus GA502D Crucial SSD Boot logo issue

    I purchase a M.2 SSD from crucial 500gb to add into my laptop GA502D ROG from ASUS. For sometime, the ssd works fine, but on some cases either i shutdown the laptop or sleep the laptop by closing the lid, and when i turn on the laptop, it stuck at the asus boot logo. I can't access the bios, the...
  23. renemercado

    Solved! Does my laptop support m.2 nvme ssd?

    I have a asus vivobook x510uf and planning to add a Adata XPG SX6000 lite 128gb m.2 nvme ssd. I have no idea if my laptop supports nvme or just m.2
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    Question Does Replacing my ssd void my warranty

    Hi, I have a relatively new laptop which is having some major CPU issues. Like windows explorer keeps crashing. I would like to get it fixed by the manufacturer because I mean I paid like 2 grand and it can't even use windows explorer and that's crazy, the only problem I am having is replaced...
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    Solved! m.2 SSDs compatible with Asus UX430u?

    As the title says. Son's laptop stopped recognizing the SSD, 95% of the time it boots into UEFI, showing no boot devices. I did manage to trick it into booting after unplugging and replugging the SSD, but it may have been a coincidence. It did bluescreen the next day and the situation...
  26. SCJ3183

    Solved! SSD crashed. Can't boot with new

    I own a Lenovo Flex5 with Windows 10. Recently my SSD crashed. On starting the system it started showing boot media not found error and in bios page it showed that hard disk is not recognised. I have a one drive backup for all the data so I'm not much concerned with that part of it. I ordered a...
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    Question My laptop can only boot from the original harddisk, and cannot boot from other bootable device

    Hello, i have a problem with my laptop. I just bought a ssd and already have windows 10 installed. But when i replace my old hdd with my ssd it can't boot. So i try another method, i try to reinstall windows in my old hdd using bootable flashdrive but i can't boot from flashdrive either. But my...
  28. J

    Solved! Acer A315-51-34V8 Storage and Memory upgrade

    I have an Acer A315-51-34V8 laptop and want to upgrade the storage and memory. It currently has a 128GB SSD I am planning to leave that there and use the upgrade bay for the secondary drive. I am not sure what would be the best way to upgrade the storage (I'm open to both SSD and HDD) given the...
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    Solved! No BIOS on Boot - Lenovo X1 Carbon

    Hello, So I've ran into an issue where a laptop that i'm servicing will no longer boot the BIOS. When I press the power button, F1-12 will light up, along with the power button, but that's about it. Context: This laptop previously had a Windows upgrade (not an update) to it. As some of you...
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    Question Toshiba Laptop Not Recognizing NVMe SSD

    I purchased a Toshiba Portege Z30-B laptop off eBay with no SSD and upon arrival noticed it had an m-key M.2 port, so I purchased a 512GB NVMe SSD to install in it. The SSD physically fits into the port and even the LED indicator on the SSD works when connected. However, the SSD is not...
  31. melihiseri

    Solved! Replacing SSD to check if works

    I am not sure if this is the place for this question. My friend has a hardware problem and wants to check if there exists a problem with his SSD. He wanted to replace the SSD on my computer to see if there is any problem, but I believe it is not possible because the hardware is completely...
  32. Jeffery2084

    Solved! Can't Access BIOS on Dell Laptop

    I cannot access the BIOS on my dell Dell Inspiron i7559. As far as I understand, I need to access it from the screen with the Dell logo, but no such screen comes up when I boot the computer. I am running the os from an SSD that I installed a while ago. When I did that installation I could access...
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    Solved! Clean Installation of Windows on Boot SSD and HDD for storage

    Hello everyone, I have an OMEN gaming laptop ( 15-ax246nf ) with 8GB of RAM, an Intel i5-7300HQ CPU, a Nvidia GTX1050 and a 1To HDD. I would like to make a clean install of Windows on my new SSD ( which i didn't install inside the laptop yet ) and use it as the boot drive, and use my HDD as a...
  34. evilhny

    Question Can I install WD Green Sata 2.5/7mm SSD on Acer Aspire E15?

    My laptop came with 500GB SATA III HDD. I want to install SSD on it. Will WD Green SATA 2.5/7mm SSD WDS240G2G0A be compatible with my laptop Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-31YC
  35. nachicocce

    Solved! SSD becomes read-only, no Admin access

    Product: MSI GP63 Leopard After leaving my laptop overnight, I woke up on it already on the BIOS. While the BIOS is still in factory setting, changing the SATA Mode from AHCI to RST Intel Premium allows me to boot windows. However, as the title says, my ssd becomes read only, and have no...
  36. S

    Solved! Swapping HDD (SSD) between laptops

    Hello, A cousin of mine has a Laptop Toshiba Satellite Pro C660 that is already a few years old, so he has bought a Lenovo ideapad 330 that comes with SSD. Now, I have cloned the toshiba disk (which was formatted not long ago and put on windows 10) to the Lenovo's SSD because it has some...
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    SSD Missing Half Of Its Capacity

    I have a 60 GB SSD and it says I have about 7 GB of free space even though a properties lookup of the C drive shows less than half of the drives capacity is used. I've checked Disk Management and see that there is only one main partition of the appropriate size along with a 100 MB reserved for...
  38. K

    Solved! Does my Laptop Supports SSD?

    I have Acer ASPIRE E 15 E5-522G-84AK. I wanted to know if My Laptop Supports SSD? If Yes, then which one? SATA II, III, m.2? Also, is there any way I could simultaneously use HDD and SSD both? Thanks :D