SSD will not boot up Tags: SSD Boot Windows 7 Storage Last response: February 5, 2012 5:37 PM in Storage Share edp01170 February 4, 2012 6:20:08 PM I just installed an 80 gig SSD and loaded windows 7 on it, but it will not boot up without using the CD ROM to boot it. How do I get the operating system to boot up on the SSD drive? More about : ssd boot rolli59 a b $ Windows 7 a c 254 G Storage February 4, 2012 9:04:20 PM You will have to enter BIOS and set the SSD as the first boot device in front of the optical drive. JohnnyLucky a c 254 G Storage February 5, 2012 5:37:44 PM ^5 +1 what rolli59 said. While you are in the system BIOS also make sure that AHCI mode is enabled. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSetting up a ssd boot drive ForumWays to boot up even faster??[no ssd ] ForumHow to set up 2 hdd in raid0 with ssd boot ForumBoot SSD filling up - options for more space ForumMy computer needs my SSD to boot up even though it's empty... ForumMonitor loses signal, Boot up Speed ( SSD ) ForumHow much will a SSD speed up boot time ForumOCZ SSD doesn't show up in boot devices in bios? ForumSetting up SSD as boot drive ForumHow to access games from my hdd, boot up from SSD ForumSetting up hdd as primary drive with ssd as boot drive ForumHow would I set up a SSD boot /cache drive? ForumSSD for boot up ? ForumNeed up to date SSD advice. ForumSSD is no longer recognized after using it externally with USB adapter ForumJust had my old (dead) drive replaced with NEC DVD RW 3550A. I don\'t care about ForumPicking which HD to boot from ForumHow To Make A Windows XP USB Boot Stick. Forum[Solved] SSD Newb Looking For Suggestions and Info Forum[Solved] Will an SSD speed up bios boot time? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !