HDD to SDD upgrade issues

KevinJWeeks

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I recently added a Samsung 850 EVO to my pc, was using a wd velociraptor. I used the migration software to clone the hdd to the new sdd.

It all works, pc boots just fine, but now it only shows one drive in my computer. properties of that drive shows both drives. I can physically remove either drive and it boots fine.

Boot priority is set to the ssd.
Windows 10 OS

What I am trying to do is wipe the HDD and set it up as just a data drive. I am unable to format the hdd and give it a new designation.

please help, I'm going bonkers trying everything I can think of.

thanks in advance

update: I selected storage when posting this, not sure why it is in laptop support.
 

Ironsounds

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Hello... You can use any Windows Install Disk to BOOT and access Drive Tools and Partition access... it has to done at the DOS level, on the hardrive, to "clean delete" an OS install.
 

Ironsounds

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Hello... You can use any Windows Install Disk to BOOT and access Drive Tools and Partition access... it has to done at the DOS level, on the hardrive, to "clean delete" an OS install.
 
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