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hard drive problem.... I think please help

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August 29, 2014 3:00:49 PM

Not sure if the problem is the hard drive but each time its plugged in, the desktop will start up and the fan will speed up, then reset.... And it will proceed to do this... Once I unplug the ssd the PC still start and take me to the bios where it asks me to select a drive but there is Not on in the desktop. Why won't it start up with the ssd in, could it be corrupt? Also it runs when its in as a secondary on another computer but when it is the only one in the other computer it goes instantly to bios... Nonetheless it still starts when is in the other computer. But the computer I wamt it in, it will barely start and then reset over and over again. sorry I'm repeating myself :( 

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a b G Storage
August 29, 2014 3:07:26 PM

What's currently on the SSD you're trying to install?
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a c 2050 G Storage
August 29, 2014 3:14:10 PM

Are you trying to use a drive with an already installed OS from PC A, then put in PC B, and hope it boots?
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August 29, 2014 3:24:47 PM

Sorry it wasnt updating the forums on my phone, SSD is crucial M500 240gb 2.5 ssd
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August 29, 2014 3:25:36 PM

uhhhh it has windows 8 on it, could that be the problem? it has windows 8 and im trying to put it in a computer that has no format on it at all?
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August 29, 2014 3:26:06 PM

Would that cause it to auto reboot the second it turns on due to it having windows 8 and all the hardware in the computer is new?
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a c 2050 G Storage
August 29, 2014 3:28:39 PM

Tariq2000 said:
uhhhh it has windows 8 on it, could that be the problem? it has windows 8 and im trying to put it in a computer that has no format on it at all?


Ah....you're trying to move a drive with an existing OS to another PC, and hoping it boots.
Often, it does not work.

Reinstall the OS when the drive is in the new PC.
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August 29, 2014 3:31:21 PM

So it causes it to auto reset before it even starts? a brand new ssd should work?
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a c 2050 G Storage
August 29, 2014 3:38:49 PM

Tariq2000 said:
So it causes it to auto reset before it even starts? a brand new ssd should work?


A new install of an OS on whatever drive would work.
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August 29, 2014 3:39:35 PM

kk thank you so much :)  if it doesnt ill be back!
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