HDD stopping pc from loading windows? Tags: Hard Drives SSD Boot Storage Last response: January 4, 2013 10:04 AM in Storage Share andy2296 January 4, 2013 8:35:04 AM I wiped the HDD out of my old PC, now when I plug it into my new one, the OS won't boot of of the SSD already in there. If I unplug it and restart it loads up fine. Any ideas? More about : hdd stopping loading windows | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to andy2296 Register or log in to remove Kursun January 4, 2013 8:54:20 AM Enter the bios and check which drive is selected as boot drive when the old hdd is attached. | Report abuse Reply to Kursun andy2296 January 4, 2013 8:57:43 AM I have selected the SSD then the CD/DVD drive, I have disabled the HDD, but the boot overdrive list has the HDD at the top of the list? Don't know how to change that one | Report abuse Reply to andy2296 andy2296 January 4, 2013 9:08:07 AM *override, won't let me edit my last post | Report abuse Reply to andy2296 Related ressources Loading windows 8 on to a new HDD new laptop. - Forum PC stops at "Starting Windows " - HDD Failure? - Forum Laptop HDD isn't loading , Windows Error Recovery - Forum HP Laptop shuts down before loading windows - Forum PC stops recognizing HDD 's(SSD) - Forum Ask the community Publish Kursun January 4, 2013 9:10:30 AM Other than boot device selection you should be able to select the order of the hdds/ssds. BTW, did you do a clean install of OS or clone the old hdd to ssd? | Report abuse Reply to Kursun andy2296 January 4, 2013 9:18:32 AM Yes it was a clean install, the SSD is running win7 Ultimate 64 bit. The HDD WAS running XP. | Report abuse Reply to andy2296 andy2296 January 4, 2013 10:04:04 AM Okay thanks for your help, but I just switched the SATA cable that the HDD was using, then switched the SATA ports for the HDD and SSD, the HDD is now on port 4, and the SSD is now on port 5, no idea how this helped | Report abuse Reply to andy2296 Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>HDD stopping pc from loading windows?> Related ressources: ForumWindows 7 suddenly stopped booting because a HDD ForumSlow Windows loading , brand new computer ForumFacebook is loading slow on my PC ? ForumPC shuts down upon loading . ForumSSD not loading windows 7 and preventing other hard drives from loadin ForumError Loading OS And stop : 0x0000007b ForumFunction key in order to stop loading windows and get to dos prompt ForumOdd HDD stops MY pc FROM booting! ForumPC Wont boot without OLD hdd in (Error loading OS) ForumBlack screen after windows loading after installing GPU driver ForumPC boots but after up to 15 seconds of it starting then stopping ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumExternal HDD giving problems ForumHDD help ForumMy seagate freeagent external hard disk is not detected in windows 7 More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !