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NUC Boot Issues with new HDD

WizardAus
Beginner
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Hi

I am having boot issues when I put in a new HDD in my NUC

 

I have the following hardware

  • Intel NUC10i5FNH
  • M.2 CT500P5SSD8 (Disk 1)
  • Samsung SSD840 EVO 250gb (Disk 0)
  • BIOs Version 2.20.00.50 FNCML357.0052.2021.0409.1144
  • Windows 10 64bit

 

Windows is installed on Disk 1 and has been working well for the post 6-8 months.

My issue is that I need to swap out the Samsung 250GB for a SATA 2tb HDD (Disk 0).

When I do this and then boot the NUC up I get an error “a bootable device has not been detected”

 

BIOs Settings (working)

Advanced

  • SATA Controller - Enabled
  • SATA Port - ON
  • SATA Port - Samsung SSD 84 (250GB)
  • M.2 Port - ON
  • M.2 Slot - CT500P5SSD8 (500.1GB-PCIe x4, 8.0GT/s)
  • M.2 Slot Vender ID - 1344:5405

Boot

  • Secure Boot - Enabled
  • UEFI Boot - Enabled
  • Legacy Boot - Disabled
  • Secure Boot
    • System Mode - User
    • Secure Boot - Enabled
    • Secure Boot Mode – Standard
  • Boot Priority
    • UEFI Boot – On
    • Legacy Boot – Off (cant change)
    • Fast Boot – Off
    • Boot USB Devices First = Off
    • Boot Network Devices Last – On
    • Unlimited Boot to Network Attempts – Off
    • Bios Setup Auto-Entry – Off
    • USB – Off
    • Ignore Thunderbolt Option ROM – Off
    • Optical – Off
    • Network Boot – Disabled
  • Boot Display Configuration
    • BIOS Self Recovery = Off
    • Suppress Alert Messages At Boot – Off
    • Expansion Card Text – Disabled
    • Post Function Hotkeys Displayed – Off

 

BIOs Settings (new 2tb HDD installed)

Advanced

  • SATA Controller - Enabled
  • SATA Port - ON
  • SATA Port – WDC WD20SPZX-2 (2000.30GB)
  • M.2 Port - ON
  • M.2 Slot - CT500P5SSD8 (500.1GB-PCIe x4, 8.0GT/s)
  • M.2 Slot Vender ID - 1344:5405

Boot

  • Secure Boot - Enabled
  • UEFI Boot - Enabled
  • Legacy Boot - Disabled
  • Secure Boot
    • System Mode - User
    • Secure Boot - Enabled
    • Secure Boot Mode – Standard
  • Boot Priority
    • UEFI Boot – On
    • Legacy Boot – Off (cant change)
    • Fast Boot – Off
    • Boot USB Devices First = Off
    • Boot Network Devices Last – On
    • Unlimited Boot to Network Attempts – Off
    • Bios Setup Auto-Entry – Off
    • USB – Off
    • Ignore Thunderbolt Option ROM – Off
    • Optical – Off
    • Network Boot – Disabled
  • Boot Display Configuration
    • BIOS Self Recovery = Off
    • Suppress Alert Messages At Boot – Off
    • Expansion Card Text – Disabled
    • Post Function Hotkeys Displayed - Off

I have noticed that there is no place to specify what drive boots first with in the BIOS.

Hopefully someone can see were I’m going wrong as I’m going round the twist……

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LeonWaksman
Super User
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In BIOS settings BOOT tab:

Boot priority> Boot Option #  1 set to Windows Boot Manager 

 

Leon

n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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It is also possible that, when Windows 10 was installed, it placed the Boot Manager onto the old SATA drive (instead of the M.2 SSD). If this is the case, you may need to use a tool (like EasyBCD) to move the Boot Manager onto the M.2 SSD. You would then be able to remove the old SATA drive and replace it with the new one.

Hope this helps,

...S

WizardAus
Beginner
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Thanks I think this is what happened.

 

Wish I saw that earlier.

WizardAus
Beginner
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 for the reply. I tried the above but the option wasn't there.

I then looked at the drives in windows and notices that windows seemed to be connected to both drives. I then imaged the 250gb drive to the 2TB  and both the bios and windows could be seen. When I get a little time I might try and install windows again with only the M.2 SSD installed.

 

Once again thanks for replying

DeividA_Intel
Moderator
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Hello WizardAus, 



Thank you for posting on the Intel® communities.   



I would like to know if the recommendation from the community helped you or if you had the time to reinstall Windows. I will be waiting for the results.




Regards,  


Deivid A.  

Intel Customer Support Technician  


WizardAus
Beginner
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Hi

Yes the info was helpful, as it helped identify the issue. There was and issue with the way windows was installed.

 

So I ended up imaging the old ssd to the new hdd. When i get a chance I will reinstall windows correctly.

 

Thanks for asking

WizardAus
Beginner
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Thanks everyone

DeividA_Intel
Moderator
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Hello WizardAus, 



I am glad to know that the information from the community was helpful for you, I will proceed with closing this thread but if you experience any issues do not hesitate to open a new one.



Best regards, 


Deivid A.  

Intel Customer Support Technician 


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