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Posted · Original PosterOP

How can I differentiate between the two upon installing windows, lets say I want to install windows on the SSD, how do I know that it is the SSD and not the M.2 since they both have the same capacity?

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1 minute ago, Pentex said:

How can I differentiate between the two upon installing windows, lets say I want to install windows on the SSD, how do I know that it is the SSD and not the M.2 since they both have the same capacity?

Go into the bios and change boot order to the m.2 ssd. Then install windows in it


 

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If they are the same capacity (which I remember being the only easy visible thing in the W10 installer) I would honestly just unplug the drive you don't want to install Windows on.


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13 minutes ago, Minibois said:

I would honestly just unplug the drive you don't want to install Windows on.

Always install Windows with one drive installed, because windows has a nasty habit of making boot sectors on secondary drives.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

I see, seems that I will be connecting the M.2 only just for windows installation then create a new volume for both the SSD and the HDD.

 

 

Thanks for the help, really appreciate it!

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