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Windows 10 not letting me boot from SSD

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#1 hpatel22


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Posted 24 February 2016 - 09:48 AM

I have a SSD that was set up as my boot drive for Windows 10. I have another HDD that came with my PC on purchase that I use for a backup drive. I think my SSD came loose (no moving parts, not sure why this would happen) and the system reset overnight. After securing the connection and rebooting, I got a disk repair notice in the boot up screen. After that finished I was booted into Windows 8 with my HDD as the primary boot drive. So basically for some reason my Dell backup kicked in and reverted back to the default setup from when I purchased my PC. Mind you, my files are still on my SSD so nothing has been erased that I can see. I rebooted, went into the BIOS and set up my SSD as the primary boot but all I get it an error at boot saying that it can't boot with that set as my primary drive.


Can I go into disk management and set up my SSD as my primary drive again to boot from? Do I need to go into the command prompt and set up correct parameters? Any help is appreciated!

Edited by hpatel22, 24 February 2016 - 10:30 AM.

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Posted 24 February 2016 - 12:50 PM

I would suggest trying to run Startup Repair.

If that doesn't work, then disconnect the old HDD and run a Reset using the Keep My Files option.

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