1.    23 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 7

    Windows 10 installing on SSD

    How do I successfully install Windows 10 on an SSD? I currently have Windows 7 however, I have purchased my own copy of Windows 10 to install. What is the correct installation method for an SSD.
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  2.    24 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,547
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit / Ubuntu & Windows 8.1 in Hyper-V

    Make sure AHCI is on in your BIOS, and boot to install media, let Windows take care of the rest. And I mean let Window, there are absolutely no "tweaks" necessary.
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  3.    24 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 1,289
    Win 10 14393.51

    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Make sure AHCI is on in your BIOS, and boot to install media, let Windows take care of the rest. And I mean let Window, there are absolutely no "tweaks" necessary.
    There's a minor subtlety.

    When booting from the install medium, you may be presented with two choices: regular boot, and UEFI. (It's for the same disk, but for different installation modes.)

    If you want to set up a UEFI system, boot from that option. (That's the one I've used on my UEFI-capable motherboards.)
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  4.    24 Sep 2015 #4
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 3,789
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105

    Follow these instructions: Clean install of 10 on new SSD
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