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Installing programs (accessing) SSD?

by TelusPig / December 5, 2012 7:41 AM PST

I'm not sure how to install anything on my SSD. In fact, I don't even know how to access it. I just got a new laptop with a 24 GB SSD. But when I go to to My Computer, I only see OS (C:) and DATA (D:) drives, and both are almost evenly partitioned into ~300 GB each (my regular HD is 750 GB). I don't see anything about the SSD. I'm sorry if this is a silly question, but I am fairly noob to these things.

By the way, I'm using Windows 8.

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My ssd is not a drive letter. How is that possible?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 5, 2012 8:18 AM PST

In a special system the SSD is used to speed up the boot and provide a few second boot time as I open the lid. This use gives us a nice balance without the high cost of big SSD drives.

It's a shame this laptop has no make or model or I'd check if it's like mine.

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Laptop model
by TelusPig / December 5, 2012 8:35 AM PST

It's an ASUS S56CM-SH51-CB

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Good to read.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 5, 2012 8:36 AM PST
In reply to: Laptop model

Will check it out tomorrow.

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