Windows 10: PC will not boot into windows without secondary drives installed

Discus and support PC will not boot into windows without secondary drives installed in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; So whenever I remove my secondary drives at all for any reason it will no long boot into windows and will say something along the lines that it cannot... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by snekkie, Mar 23, 2021.

  1. snekkie Win User

    PC will not boot into windows without secondary drives installed


    So whenever I remove my secondary drives at all for any reason it will no long boot into windows and will say something along the lines that it cannot detect the drive with windows 10. So I end up not being able to boot into windows. this is a problem because one of my HDDs are starting to go bad and id like to be able to boot into windows after that drive goes bad. And id also like to keep all of my information and games without having to reset.

    :)
     
    snekkie, Mar 23, 2021
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  2. Windows 10 1909 Causes Secondary Hard Drive to not be Recognized

    Installing the Windows 10 1909 Update causes my secondary hard drive to not be recognized.

    Steps to confirm issue:

    • Secondary drive not visible in Windows Explorer
    • Secondary drive not visible in device manager
    • Secondary drive not visible in disk manager

    Steps to replicate issue:

    • Installing 1909 update

    Steps to resolve issue:

    • Uninstall 1909 update

    Since updates can only be delayed for so long, an actual fix would be appreciated.
     
    Teknophile, Mar 23, 2021
    #2
  3. topgundcp Win User
    topgundcp, Mar 23, 2021
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  4. Prophet Win User

    PC will not boot into windows without secondary drives installed

    SSD as Boot and Raid as secondary

    I've just bought a vertex 2 and have installed windows on it, but am having difficulties setting up a RAID0 with my 2 HDD's that i want to use as my backup/seconday drives. If i set my Sata config to raid it wont let me boot with my SSD. Any suggestions?
     
    Prophet, Mar 23, 2021
    #4
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