Solved Can't get past BIOs after replacing HDD with SSD Tags: SSD Storage Hard Drives BIOS Last response: August 1, 2013 9:24 PM in Storage Share Sky357 August 1, 2013 8:16:47 PM So after I replaced my HDD with my SSD I turned on my laptop and it just keeps taking me to the bios screen after i exit or restart it. Do I have to migrate the windows 8 OS onto the SSD for it to work? The SSD is a Samsung 840 btw More about : past bios replacing hdd ssd Immaculate August 1, 2013 8:22:00 PM Yes, some kind of OS needs to be installed. m 0 l Sky357 August 1, 2013 8:32:05 PM Is there a SATA to USB Cable I could get from Frys? I would appreciate a link if possible. m 0 l Related resources Can't get past or into Bios after update - Forum 'No bootable device' after replacing HDD for SSD - Forum Can hear fan sound after replacing HDD with SSD - Forum Can't get past BIOS after recovery, Samsung windows 8 - Forum After replacing HDD for SSD, how install Mac OS? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Tyler Raber August 1, 2013 8:43:06 PM Just do a clean install then use a usb external enclosure to transfer other files. Usb Enclosure: http://www.amazon.com/Vantec-NexStar-2-5-Inch-External-... m 0 l Sky357 August 1, 2013 8:56:33 PM This should work fine right? http://www.frys.com/product/6557533?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN... m 0 l Best solution Tyler Raber August 1, 2013 9:24:08 PM Sky357 said:This should work fine right? http://www.frys.com/product/6557533?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN... Yeah that would work fine I just recommended the enclosure so you could continue to use your hard drive. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can't Boot after replacing my SSD and RAM Forum Cant get past windows icon booting from CD or SSD after two days use Forum SolvedAfter ASRock BIOS Update (2.90) I can't boot from my SSD! Forum PC continues to boot from HDD after directing it to boot from Cloned SSD in BIOS Forum Can't see my SSD in BIOS after installing sound card. Forum cant boot into BIOS after HDD->SDD swap Forum Can't access BIOS after SSD installation? Forum Previously working SSD no longer detected in BIOS after adding new HDD Forum Can't boot from SSD after BIOS update Forum I need to replace my hard drive in my toshiba satellite laptop because I can't remember my hdd/ssd password. Should I buy the Forum SolvedReinstalling Windows 7 after replacing HDD? Forum Can't see HDD after booting from SSD Forum SolvedAfter installing a new gfx card the computer wont boot past bios. The bios seems reset as well. I have plugged in the power Forum SolvedShould I install windows 8.1 updates BEFORE replacing the HDD of a brand new laptop with an SSD? Forum SolvedPartition : New build, can't get past HDD selection during windows install. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !