Solved Change ssd to primary Tags: SSD Storage Port Motherboards Last response: December 24, 2013 2:34 PM in Storage Share Fredrik90 December 24, 2013 2:23:24 PM So i just got a ssd and have plugged it in to my motherboard at the sata 1 port but when reinstalling windows it still says that my old hardrive which is now at port 2 is the primary. how can i change that? More about : change ssd primary Best solution ahnilated a b G Storage a b V Motherboard December 24, 2013 2:31:33 PM Go into the bios and set it as the first boot device, disconnect the HDD and reinstall. Then plug the HDD back in and use it for all the swapping stuff that shouldn't be on the SSD. Share Bassim Ansari a b G Storage a b V Motherboard December 24, 2013 2:32:17 PM Go into BIOS at the start. Usually the Del or F8 key. Go into Boot settings. Change 1st boot device to SSD and 2nd boot device to HDD. Save and exit. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Fredrik90 December 24, 2013 2:34:15 PM thanks for both answers! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Want to change Primary SSD drive but keep Drive letter at C: Forum Can't change default My Docs location - SSD/AHCI primary + HDD/IDE Forum How to change my SSD to my secondary drive (it is currently primary) Forum SolvedBooting from SSD and changing primary/main to a larger drive Forum Solvedchange primary hard drive for downloads Forum SolvedPrimary SSD Secondary HDD.. Problems Installing Games etc on HDD Forum SolvedJust got a new SSD, trying to make it my primary disk... Forum SolvedHow can I change my primary graphic device without using BIOS? Forum how to change primary display? Video card Forum SolvedUsing M.2 ssd currently used as hard drive cache as primary drive Forum How to change the primary partition as active back? Forum SolvedSSD primary, HDD VS SSHD as secondary Forum SolvedOld primary HDD won't let OS boot after installing new SSD Forum SolvedSSD not booting as primary drive; System still recognizes old boot files Forum Solvedprimary HD change Forum SolvedI have 2 250GB SSD's & 2 WD Black 2.5 HDD's in Raid10 how can I make the 2 SSD's Primary and the 2 WD 2.5.s mirror so I have S Forum SolvedHow to add an SSD as a second non-boot drive with an HDD as primary in Windows 7 Forum Solvedprimary SSD secondary HDD Forum SolvedNew 840 EVO SSD Install as OS primary, now old HDD primary not recognized in Bios, Forum my drive c is lined green as simple volume how i can change it to primary Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !