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 265 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. m 0 l JohnnyLucky a c 290 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved5 minute boot on SSD, one of two HDDs suddenly not showing up on BIOS. Forum Solvedkingston v300 ssd boot up time and windows rate Forum SolvedUsing a SSD for just boot up and a game and then a HHD for everything else. Forum SolvedGetting an SSD how do i set it up for boot drive? Forum SolvedSetting up 120gb Boot SSD with 1TB storage HDD Forum SolvedCannot get my Samsung 840 EVO 120GB SSD to boot-up using AHCI Mode - Please Help! Forum SolvedNew system with one old HDD, one new SSD and one OS key to switch between boot up. Forum SolvedExtremely slow boot up with SSD! DESPERATE! Forum SolvedCan I set up RAID 0 with two HDD and one SSD as boot drive? Forum SolvedInstalling a SSD as a boot up drive Forum SolvedHow to set ssd as boot up? Forum SolvedHow Best to set up Dual Boot system on One SSD without losing Performance? Forum Cannot get my Samsung 840 EVO 120GB SSD to boot-up Forum SolvedNew SSD black screens at boot up Forum SolvedSSD Boot Up Slow Down Forum SolvedSetting Up SSD boot disk Forum SolvedSetting up hdd as primary drive with ssd as boot drive Forum SSD doesn't show up in Boot Priority of Asus Z97-Pro Forum Long boot-up time even with an SSD (due to long POST?) Forum Which SSD should I use for boot up? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !