How to properly install Windows on a system with multiple drives

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  1. Nefter

    Nefter Notebook Enthusiast

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    Isnt it enough to set the disks offline using diskpart during installation?
     
  2. Phoenix

    Phoenix Super Tweaker

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    and how do you do that?
     
  3. Nefter

    Nefter Notebook Enthusiast

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    when you partition the disks before the install starts with shift+f10 like in the original guide

    >diskpart
    >select disk X (X = number of disk you want offline)
    >offline disk
     
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  4. Phoenix

    Phoenix Super Tweaker

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    Thank j00 for the tip. I will try that the next time
     
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    Djadit Notebook Consultant

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  7. DannyB513

    DannyB513 Notebook Guru

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    I have performed about 2 dozen clean installs of Windows 10 on multiple laptops from multiple manufacturers with multiple drives in them and Windows installer has never once even remotely tried to put any boot info on the 2nd or 3rd drive.

    Do you use GPT or MBR? I always use GPT.
     
  8. Tinderbox (UK)

    Tinderbox (UK) Sir Pumpkin Longshanks

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    I had fun getting an mSATA SSD to boot with my OS on it, I found an mSATA connector on my motherboard that was not mentioned in the user manual.

    John.
     
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    Phoenix Super Tweaker

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    nice!! free upgrade :D
     
  10. Papusan

    Papusan BGABOOKS = That sucks!! STAHP! Dont buy FILTH...

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    Free?o_O I expect he paid for the machine:D Nothing is free... Not even the upgrade from Win 7/8.1 to Win X:rolleyes:
     
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