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Windows 7: SSD not active/doesn't show up in BIOS boot option

25 Dec 2014   #1
RicePG

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
SSD not active/doesn't show up in BIOS boot option

Computer Specs:

Gigabyte Z77-DS3H (Intel Core i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz)

8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 667MHz
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560

238GB Samsung SSD 850 PRO 256GB ATA Device (SSD)
931GB Western Digital WDC WD10EALX-009BA0 ATA Device (SATA)
931GB Seagate Backup+ BK USB Device (USB (SATA))



The title explains most of it, I'm not sure where to start, new to the forums, and somewhat experienced with computers.





I'm in AHCI mode..when I restart computer, "DEL" to go into BIOS mode, I go to boot option #1 and boot option #2 and I don't see Samsung SSD 850 PRO 256GB ATA Device. What happened was, I took it to a tech to install the SSD and he added it to the computer physically, installed programs or whatever he did, I got it back and I tried to enable ACHI mode, kept getting blue screen, so I decided to click "repair windows installation" and...it system restored to the point where it's as if he just placed an SSD in the computer and said "here you go" I tried reinstalling it myself, reformatted windows, added windows to SSD. I'm loaded from SSD manually.




Hope someone knows how to fix this..I've wasted $70 for the installation, rather try to fix this myself (support from the internet) for future references. Thanks.


Edit: I've been up until 7am since 12/24/14. So yes, I've been googling for hours.


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25 Dec 2014   #2
RicePG

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I think I fixed it...I went into another setting, found samsung SSD, set as default boot option, went back, set again as default...new benchmark now.

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