Windows 10: Can i use a secondary SSD as a bootable drive?

Discus and support Can i use a secondary SSD as a bootable drive? in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; I gained a virus and i want to clean install everything. I forgot my USB pen drive at home and cannot go get right now. I have 2 SSD's on my computer,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/Ruben_Eduardo, Feb 10, 2020.

  1. Can i use a secondary SSD as a bootable drive?


    I gained a virus and i want to clean install everything. I forgot my USB pen drive at home and cannot go get right now. I have 2 SSD's on my computer, one is Drive C: (Windows in currently on there) and Drive DCan i use a secondary SSD as a bootable drive? :( Fully formated drive). Can i put the Windows 10 installtion from the Microsoft website on the Drive D: SSD and do a clean install of Drive C:? Sort of like the SSD is acting as the USB. Thanks.

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    /u/Ruben_Eduardo, Feb 10, 2020
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    Steps to confirm issue:

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    Steps to replicate issue:

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  4. Arily Win User

    Can i use a secondary SSD as a bootable drive?

    System restore and secondary drives


    So my setup. I have 2 drives in my computer an SSD and HDD. The SSD came shipped with my computer and I installed the HDD as a secondary drive. I've been using it as storage for all my pictures music etc. I've also installed a couple programs on there. My question is if I do a system restore can I do it without wiping out the secondary drive? How would I go about doing it? Step by step. What would happen to the program's installed on there after the restore?

    Thank you.
     
    Arily, Feb 10, 2020
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