Question Can’t Install because of faulty hard drive

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Hi, yesterday I bought a new graphics card and found out this morning it messed up my SSD and no longer works (which is another problem), but when I double click to install I get an invalid drive message, obviously I can’t uninstall it from that drive because I no longer have access to it so how can I install to a different location now? Please and thank you for your time.
 

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Hi, yesterday I bought a new graphics card and found out this morning it messed up my SSD and no longer works (which is another problem), but when I double click to install I get an invalid drive message, obviously I can’t uninstall it from that drive because I no longer have access to it so how can I install to a different location now? Please and thank you for your time.
Give us a FULL list of all the parts involved.

But if you have a dead/dying drive, remove it.

Drivers almost invariably get installed to the OS drive. Folly to try to install them elsewhere.
 
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Give us a FULL list of all the parts involved.

But if you have a dead/dying drive, remove it.

Drivers almost invariably get installed to the OS drive. Folly to try to install them elsewhere.
The only two parts involved is I want to install on C: drive but my M.2 SSD doesn’t work now (which is drive E:). I’m going to remove it right now and post back to let you know if that worked. Thank you!
 
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Give us a FULL list of all the parts involved.

But if you have a dead/dying drive, remove it.

Drivers almost invariably get installed to the OS drive. Folly to try to install them elsewhere.
Removed the SSD but now it only goes to the BIOS menu and when I close it, it just opens back up, I can’t leave it
 
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Never mind. I can’t upload from phone. Im just going to take it into a repair shop. Sorry to take up your time 🥺
 

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