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Newly built PC now booting directly to BIOS

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by VicMackey, Nov 9, 2019.

  1. VicMackey

    VicMackey Thread Starter

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    Hello all…desperate for your help.

    Situation: Newly build PC boots to BIOS now

    Specifics: PC started off booting properly the first week to windows no problem. All of a sudden, it started booting directly to BIOS and I cannot figure out why. NOTE: I do recall originally having an issue with Windows 10 installation NOT seeing my SSD in the M.2…but then after several attempts to install, it all of a sudden popped up and recognized it. Not sure if this is an indication of something important.

    What I’ve done so far to try and fix:

    - Ensured all things are connected properly (i.e. RAM, CPU, CPU heat sink/fan, etc.

    - Looked into BIOS and cannot see my SSD drive which is properly inserted into the M.2 slot.

    - Tried reinstalling Windows 10, but its having the same issue I wrote about above - - it does not see my SSD and therefore cannot reinstall windows.

    For now I am holding back my frustration and needing to put my fist through the screen…LOL. Hope you guys can help. Thank you!!!!

    The important PC parts:

    - CPU/Video Card Combo: Ryzen 5 2700G w/Radeon RX Vega 11 Graphics

    o https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B079D8FD28/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    - Hard Drive: Crucial P1 1 TB 3D NAND NVEMe PCIe M.2 SSD

    o https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07J2Q4SWZ/ref=ppx_od_dt_b_asin_title_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    - RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 2666 MHZz DDR4 DRAM

    o https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XJ68LK5/ref=ppx_od_dt_b_asin_title_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    - Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H

    o https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07FWVJSHC/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    - Operating System: Windows 10 Home/USB Flash Drive

    o https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075RM5BHV/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    - Power Supply: EVGA 500 BR, 80+ Bronze 500W

    o https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07DTMXD83/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    - Other items

    o Case: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B071SHFRTP/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    o Fan splitter: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07BWFT253/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
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