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I recently added an Intel 530 MSATA SSD in an Acer R7 running Windows 10.
I then used EaseUS Todo backup to clone the main drive to the SSD, all went well.
If I start using the Boot manager (F12), it shows both boot options, the old 1TB dirve, and the new 240GB SSD, I can select the SSD and boot on it, no problem.
If I enter the Bios, in the information age, both disks are in the harware list. HD0 the old 1TB drive, HD1 the new SSD
BUT If I go to the Bios Boot page, the SSD is nowhere in the boot priority list, so I cannot make it the default boot drive.
I know I could format the old drive and hope that once it is not bootable, the SSD will show up, but, for a while at least I would like to keep the old drive as is, so that in case something goes wrong with the SSD, I could easily switch back to the old drive.
Does anyone know what could be preventing the MSATA SSD to appear in the boot list, when it does appear in the boot manager, and if there is a fix?
Note: I also noticed that the priority list starts with Windows boot manager in position one just before the Old drive, yet, unless I press F12, it does not start with the boot manager but goes straight to the old drive (#2 in the list)
In the Windows boot manager, the old drive is on 1 and the SSD in 2. Any way to change the order in the Windows boot manager?
Thank you for any insight