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It won't show up in Windows until you do this. Ask a new question Read More Storage Hard Drives Motherboards Related Resources solved I cannot Find or format my Second Hard Drive Windows 7 fails to find second hard drive even Thanks. Am contacting manufacturer about warranty replacement on the new one.

Lucky I found you with-in 5 minutes or I would still be spending all night try to find the answer on the net.. lisakmusco, May 14, 2011 #7 lisakmusco Thread Starter Joined: Nov 18, 2003 Messages: 615 Hughv mentioned age of the computer. It still the power lights are still on, but I just can't get it to show up. solved I custom built a PC but hard drive isn't being detected (after white smoke+burning smell!) solved My hard drive isn't being detected?

Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10

Sign up now. I checked my connections and when I touched the power on the old drive it shut down my computer, kinda like a power surge. keep sharing... DONT TURN IT ON. (If it failed do to a "Head Crash" and you keep it on or keep turning it on/off you'll kill it for good!) DONT INSTALL ANYTHING ON

I spent about six hours on this silly thing before I found this bit of advice. Report Nehi Corgansmith- Jul 20, 2009 at 02:49 AM I also, as of pulling a 160Gb HD out of a useless XBox, came across this perplexing (well to me it was) I assume all your HDD is showing as Unallocated Space. Internal Hard Disk Not Detected I want the second drive to be listed in the "computer"(My computer) Report shantanu.torvi- Jan 12, 2009 at 12:51 PM hey thanks a lot for your sharing this inforation....i was struggling

Similar Threads - Solved Hard Drive Missing Harddrive onakua, Mar 4, 2017 at 9:33 PM, in forum: Hardware Replies: 4 Views: 113 saikee Mar 5, 2017 at 9:58 AM Cleaning my Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management You rule! Helpful +8 Report Syrrist Jul 24, 2009 at 09:00 AM Thanks alot! teckman7Aug 13, 2014, 3:46 AM Nevermind!

What to do if Windows 10 Doesn't Detect the Second Hard Drive Solution 1 - Change driver letter and path For various PC problems, we recommend to use this tool. Hard Drive Unallocated this info took care of it immediately. Report Marsun- Oct 7, 2009 at 05:34 PM I am having the same problem, I do not get the "format" option with the right click. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Computer problem?

Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management

Report jose- Jun 20, 2010 at 06:07 PM thanks Report someguy- Jun 23, 2010 at 06:01 PM I found "Storage" in 7... lisakmusco, May 20, 2011 #13 lisakmusco Thread Starter Joined: Nov 18, 2003 Messages: 615 It would seem I have confirmed that both drives are dead. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 I also am feeling that Microsoft should only have one drop-down box per drive in Disk Management, that would provide all of the options. External Hard Drive Not Detected Thank you so much.

Report Computer guy- Oct 7, 2012 at 02:37 AM Thank you so much! check over here Report royi- Oct 12, 2012 at 03:29 AM so easy Leave a comment Helpful +58 Report xpcman 17225Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration date ContributorStatus March 5, 2017 Last seen Dec 20, I had already started the proceedure(s) that you suggested. It was actually recommended to me in another thread here on this board. Hard Disk Not Detected In Bios

I moved my ssd around and it works in all of the ports, but it is the only one that does...again.. Then you format the partition - again right click and select format use NTFS - use default allocation size and give the new volume a label (no spaces allowed in the Report Bassboy- Apr 15, 2010 at 08:36 AM Thanks xpcman...same problem I have. Helpful +6 Report Loxy Apr 14, 2009 at 02:18 PM Thanks for the advice.

Get the answer ingtar33Dec 24, 2013, 1:07 AM looks like your other hard drive isn't being detected... How To Initialize A Hard Drive Reply to hamburger5003 hamburger5003May 26, 2015, 2:36 AM There is no need to buy that program, windows has the necessary features in drive management...[iquotemsg]How do you allocate the space in drive Both drives show in the BIOS when attached but only 1 of the 2 will ever boot and show up in Computer management/Disk Management.

If everything is connected right, but you're still facing the issue with detecting your second hard disk drive, try one of the following solutions.

You might have the SATA ports disabled in the BIOS. Stay logged in Sign up now! Report NikTheCat- Mar 28, 2009 at 01:59 PM This was SO helpful. Mbr Or Gpt Report camster› naturalspeed - Jan 4, 2009 at 09:25 PM due you rock, that was perfect advice and well said, thanks!

Please suggest a way out. Funny how? but it work .... I tried to figure out how to do it for hours, then I thought "Maybe google can help me!" And I searched for some time, and I found this.