Question Problem with installing 3rd SSD hard frive

Nov 11, 2021
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I have 2 disks in one computer
SSD and the other a regular mechanical hard disk, everything worked fine,
I physically connected a new SSD drive that is detected in the BIOS and I was able to install Windows 10 on it
It is important to note that while I installed and connected the third disk the other 2 disks were disconnected,
after I reconnected the first 2 disks so that the 3 disks were connected the windows in the new third disk went up
while when I configured the old SSD disk on which the Windows 10 computer is installed did not go up

Only after disconnecting the third SSD then the first SSD came up

How can I get to the point where I physically connect the 3 disks to the computer
And I have an option that when the computer starts up I have the option to choose between two types of operating systems between the first and second SSD
 

USAFRet

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  1. We need a full list of all the parts in this system. Drives, motherboard, etc.
  2. You now have a "choice" of which OS, because you installed this second OS with the other drive still connected. The boot info for this second OS is now merged with the boot partition for the original OS. Why the 2x OSs?
 

Zerk2012

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  1. We need a full list of all the parts in this system. Drives, motherboard, etc.
  2. You now have a "choice" of which OS, because you installed this second OS with the other drive still connected. The boot info for this second OS is now merged with the boot partition for the original OS. Why the 2x OSs?
He said he disconnected the other 2 drives first.
2 C drives?
 

dwd999

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after I reconnected the first 2 disks so that the 3 disks were connected the windows in the new third disk went up
while when I configured the old SSD disk on which the Windows 10 computer is installed did not go up

Only after disconnecting the third SSD then the first SSD came up
Please explain precisely what you mean here. Exactly what does the bios screen say where you get to choose which drive to boot? Can you tell the difference between the 2 OS drives in your bios? Can you use the boot override option to switch between them? Do you understand that using the boot override option in the bios is how you would normally switch between boot drives? Or did you want a menu allowing the selection of which drive to boot when you boot the computer?
 
Nov 11, 2021
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  1. We need a full list of all the parts in this system. Drives, motherboard, etc.
  2. You now have a "choice" of which OS, because you installed this second OS with the other drive still connected. The boot info for this second OS is now merged with the boot partition for the original OS. Why the 2x OSs?
detail on my computer

i had on kingstone 128 giga ssd that was with w10
also regular mecanic hard drive 1 000 giga with no windows it was only for storage
and i saw this drive through the kingstone
this was the situation until now

the new situation that i connect 870 eve sumsong 500 gb
while the the 2 hard drive above were disconected
i install on the evo 870 w10
the hard drive iteslf came up wit w10 while the 2 drive were disconnected

the problem the when the evo 870 is conncected together with the kingstone and the regular hard drive
the kingstone with w10 don't came up i'm getting an error that there is no boot device

after i disconnected complete the evo 870 the 2 drive went up

as i said at thfirst i wish they will all work 3 together with option at first to choose between 2 w10 os
thanks
 

drtweak

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detail on my computer

i had on kingstone 128 giga ssd that was with w10
also regular mecanic hard drive 1 000 giga with no windows it was only for storage
and i saw this drive through the kingstone
this was the situation until now

the new situation that i connect 870 eve sumsong 500 gb
while the the 2 hard drive above were disconected
i install on the evo 870 w10
the hard drive iteslf came up wit w10 while the 2 drive were disconnected

the problem the when the evo 870 is conncected together with the kingstone and the regular hard drive
the kingstone with w10 don't came up i'm getting an error that there is no boot device

after i disconnected complete the evo 870 the 2 drive went up

as i said at thfirst i wish they will all work 3 together with option at first to choose between 2 w10 os
thanks

Ok what you need to do is leave BOTH SSDs plugged in and reinstall windows on the Samsung. They way you did it, each drive separate, you MUST select your motherboard boot menu key to select the other drive. if what you want, say like i have for my test bench PC. Windows starts up, then i get to pick Windows 10 64 bit (Default) or windows 10 32 bit. Then you select if you want one, or leave alone or select for default. If THAT is what you want you need both SSD's plugged in. This way the boot loader, which is probably on the Kingston, will be like Hey we already have windows! want to add this new one so you have two options? The HDD shouldn't matter and shouldn't be plugged in when installing windows.

ALSO!!! Both OS'es need to be installed the same way. Legacy and Legacy or uEFI and uEFI. You should be set one way to boot the OS but booting off your USB drive another. How you boot form your install either USB or DVD does affect how it gets installed. To me it almost sounds like one is installing/installed as legacy/BIOS and the other is uEFI

And if Windows 10 was installed on the 128GB while the 1TB was installed the boot loader could also have been placed on the 1TB HDD which is why people always say disconnect ALL drives except OS drive when installing windows, and if you want to dual boot with a windows boot menu or even with linux etc you MUST have the first OS installed as well so it can detect it and then select it. If you want to manually select each drive on bootup then yes you install on each drive with only that drive plugged in and then select the main drive in the motherboard BIOS.
 
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Ok what you need to do is leave BOTH SSDs plugged in and reinstall windows on the Samsung. They way you did it, each drive separate, you MUST select your motherboard boot menu key to select the other drive. if what you want, say like i have for my test bench PC. Windows starts up, then i get to pick Windows 10 64 bit (Default) or windows 10 32 bit. Then you select if you want one, or leave alone or select for default. If THAT is what you want you need both SSD's plugged in. This way the boot loader, which is probably on the Kingston, will be like Hey we already have windows! want to add this new one so you have two options? The HDD shouldn't matter and shouldn't be plugged in when installing windows.

ALSO!!! Both OS'es need to be installed the same way. Legacy and Legacy or uEFI and uEFI. You should be set one way to boot the OS but booting off your USB drive another. How you boot form your install either USB or DVD does affect how it gets installed. To me it almost sounds like one is installing/installed as legacy/BIOS and the other is uEFI

And if Windows 10 was installed on the 128GB while the 1TB was installed the boot loader could also have been placed on the 1TB HDD which is why people always say disconnect ALL drives except OS drive when installing windows, and if you want to dual boot with a windows boot menu or even with linux etc you MUST have the first OS installed as well so it can detect it and then select it. If you want to manually select each drive on bootup then yes you install on each drive with only that drive plugged in and then select the main drive in the motherboard BIOS.
thanks i will try it
 
Nov 11, 2021
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Ok what you need to do is leave BOTH SSDs plugged in and reinstall windows on the Samsung. They way you did it, each drive separate, you MUST select your motherboard boot menu key to select the other drive. if what you want, say like i have for my test bench PC. Windows starts up, then i get to pick Windows 10 64 bit (Default) or windows 10 32 bit. Then you select if you want one, or leave alone or select for default. If THAT is what you want you need both SSD's plugged in. This way the boot loader, which is probably on the Kingston, will be like Hey we already have windows! want to add this new one so you have two options? The HDD shouldn't matter and shouldn't be plugged in when installing windows.

ALSO!!! Both OS'es need to be installed the same way. Legacy and Legacy or uEFI and uEFI. You should be set one way to boot the OS but booting off your USB drive another. How you boot form your install either USB or DVD does affect how it gets installed. To me it almost sounds like one is installing/installed as legacy/BIOS and the other is uEFI

And if Windows 10 was installed on the 128GB while the 1TB was installed the boot loader could also have been placed on the 1TB HDD which is why people always say disconnect ALL drives except OS drive when installing windows, and if you want to dual boot with a windows boot menu or even with linux etc you MUST have the first OS installed as well so it can detect it and then select it. If you want to manually select each drive on bootup then yes you install on each drive with only that drive plugged in and then select the main drive in the motherboard BIOS.
thanks man i took your advise everything is working great w10 * 2 on one on kingstone and 2nd one on evo870
 

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