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I see your point. But if I decide to place an SSD hard drive and leave the other one inside, would Windows 7 read or recognize it? It is not an SSD hard drive. Please answer ASAP

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    joecoolvette Oct 25, 2012

    When you press the Power On button, the first chipset to receive power is the BIOS chipset. The Basic Output/Input System program checks to see what DEVICES are installed, does a Ram Memory count, turns the Processor on, and hands the computer over to the Operating System. (In this case Windows 7 ) Therefore it IS ->BIOS that will either recognize, or not recognize the SSD harddrive. SSD stands for Solid State Device. I wouldn't advise using an SSD harddrive. Overrated. Performance degrades over time, and when the harddrive does go bad, there is no getting the lost info back. Things they don't tell you,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solid-state...

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Yes, windows will detect the other drive. You'll just have to reformat if you want to use it as a data drive or whatever.

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