Hard drive not detected after adding 2nd mSATA SSD for HP Envy 14 1002tx


I'm having a problem when adding an extra mSATA SSD for my HP Envy 1002tx model.

The laptop comes with a 500 GB HARD drive and I see that there is a 2.5 "mSATA SSD slot under the HARD drive, so I bought the same type of SSD and installed it but when I turn on the laptop, it does not introduce yourself. I don't know why?

I want to have an SSD for boot up the laptop and HARD drive to store animals.

If anyone knows if there is any software I have to install in order for the laptop to recognize the SSD?


Is - this material is defective?

Thank you in advance!



Precious wrote:

pepe999 wrote:

Remove the hard drive and try to start only with the mSATA SSD.

Did this and it showed "No. Bootable Device Insert boot disk and press any key"

I'm really sorry, I could not find this before, but the slot under the hard drive is not compatible with the mSATA disks. It's for WWAN modules! Your laptop is not like 4 I thought, but Envy 14 equipped with the first generation of Intel processors. Envy 14-Sandy Bridge 2000 series could be BIOS modded to make the miniPCI-e interface works with the mSATA disks but Envy 14-1000 series is not possible to change.

Edit: 2.5 "drive 256GB solid state drive is listed as compatible.

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