NVMe drive missing or not booting? There’s a simple fix!

NVMe inaccessible boot deviceOn the one hand, NVMe drives are blazingly fast. On the other hand, getting them to work with Windows – or even your BIOS – can be a bit of a nightmare.

I recently upgraded several computers that had SATA SSDs. I wanted to upgrade each one to an NVMe drive.

So, I used Paragon Hard Disk Manager and just copied the SATA C: to the new NVMe drive, upgraded the hardware in each puter, and then tried to boot: NO DICE!

Windows 10 kept giving me a blue screen at boot with the message: INACESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE.

Worse yet, it seemed the BIOS/UEFI wouldn’t even detect the NVMe drive properly. WTH?!

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How to make your PC work with Windows 11

This PC Supports Windows 11Windows 11 has been here for awhile, but it’s not available to everyone.

There is a list of requirements that are quite confusing – and changing.

What’s worse, certain Win 11 requirements seem like they’re too much trouble to fix. I mean, who wants to risk converting their MBR drive to GPT and borking everything?!

Well, it turns out it’s not that hard – if you have Scottie’s Guide To Making your PC work with Windows 11!!

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Will Windows 11 run on your PC? YES!!

Will Windows 11 work on your PC?Microsoft can’t seem to get Windows 10 right, and maybe now we know the reason: because they just announced Windows 11!

Coming sometime around the end of this year, Windows 11 promises to be everything Win 10 is not.

There’s only one problem: Everyone is claiming (including MS) that you’ll need a super-modern puter to run it. In this vid, I take a look at Windows 11 and its system requirements. I also review past Windows releases, and how each time, the same thing happened.

In short, YES, your computer will run Windows 11 just fine! Nothing to see here…

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Fix UEFI BIOS boot problems on a new motherboard

Grumpy BIOSYou know the drill: You get a new motherboard. You upgrade. And then the fun begins!

Sometimes, one device or another in your system is not detected properly. Other times, you can’t boot into Windows.

You may even find that you can’t even get into the BIOS after the initial setup… Instead, you are met with a blank screen with a blinking white cursor, and pressing Del or F2 does nothing!

In some cases, these problems can indicate a defective motherboard or other component. But before you go RMA-ing anything, try changing the following settings in your UEFI BIOS…

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