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I just installed win7 on my new SSD to move it there and remove it from the much bigger HDD. I know want to format/delete EVERYTHING from the old HDD, but it won't allow me because it is the System disk (even Disk Management says so), but my SSD is all the other things like Crash Dump, Boot etc...

When I start the computer with only the SSD connected to the computer the SSD becomes the System disk, so I know it has the capability to do it. But when I start the pc with both connected the HDD becomes the system disk. How do I make it stop being system disk so I can format it?

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During boot, spam the key to enter your BIOS/UEFI (commonly Delete, but it does vary and could be any of the F keys). Then change the default boot disk to be your SSD. Right now, your HDD is probably the primary boot device and the SSD is the secondary, which is a BIOS/UEFI option usually. Then you should be okay to wipe your HDD. – nerdwaller Aug 15 '13 at 22:08
Thanks for your answer! I went into BIOS, and my new SSD is top priority on the boot list (after CD/DVD). – Nameka Aug 15 '13 at 22:13
So, is your problem fixed now? – dillmo Aug 15 '13 at 23:14

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