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Foobar123
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Registered: ‎10-20-2017
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Ideapad 305 305-15IBD - BIOS not detecting SSD

Hi,

I have cloned the old 1TB HDD that came in this laptop, to a new Samsung SSD 850 Pro.

I have installed the drive, and it won't boot.
Before trying all the usual cloning issues, drivers etc, I went into the BIOS, and the BIOS is not seeing the SSD.

I updated the BIOS to the latest version, and still nothing.
I have installed the SSD in another laptop, and its fine, I have put it in a caddy and onto this laptop with the original disk booted, and it sees the disk - it just doesn't like the SSD installed on the sata port.
Does this version of the BIOS not support SSDs?

 

Any ideas greatly appreciated.

 

Thanks

 

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