View all 72 comments Report naturalspeed- Nov 7, 2008 at 08:41 AM Excellent precise Advice, Helped me a lot Thanks! Report Sujit- Apr 11, 2010 at 03:05 AM Thanks boss, I was about to return the HDD as I thought it has some problems, but followed ur instruction, and I succeeded. I have checked system's cables, power supply and also changed them but in vain. Good luck. Source
I would also consider a BIOS update. I was having real problems finding that second sata hard drive from window. October 31, 2011 Dave Are there any jumpers on the drive? Was it working prior and quit or has it always been this way? try this
I am going to try and install Windows on this drive, but I fear it may be gubbed :( Report NickNYC 15Posts Saturday February 14, 2009Registration date February 17, 2009 Last If it did, our problems would be over. Upon finishing, I went to various manufacturers' website to get latest drivers for motherboard, video card, etc. (including restarts and such) and then shut down for the day.
The third HDD uses IDE as well, but it does not get picked up in the BIOS. Reply to jitpublisher dingo07Aug 12, 2012, 11:01 PM It might be OFFLINE - Disk Management, right-click the drive, then ONLINE Reply to dingo07 Related Resources Sometimes my computer isn't detecting my Was working perfectly in my macbook pro 17″. Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Bios Menu Home Forums Categories Resources Follow Us Join our free message board and ask our pros your tech questions!
Join our forums …maybe some of the other techs will have ideas. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management Reply to dingo07 emperor pieheadAug 14, 2012, 9:02 PM yes its connected to power i will try a different sata data cable Reply to emperor piehead emperor pieheadAug 15, 2012, 2:52 The drive may need to be partitioned and formatted in order for you to see it. useful source Computer not detecting Hard Drive after being in use for a while solved My Hard Drive Isn't Detected solved Hard Drive isn't detected by BIOS or Disk Management solved Western Digital
I don't want to be slotting out/in the harddrive every time to get it to work as this is not going to do the connections any good at all. Windows 10 Not Detecting Hard Drive If the jumpers are correct, but the new drive is still not showing up, go into the BIOS setup and make sure the drive detection is set to AUTO. 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 passed weeks trying to figure out why my Windows 10 wasn't recognizing my second hard drive after doing some partition changes, and seeing your post I automatically realized what I
Report kpopli- Jul 6, 2010 at 10:46 PM Thanks. Need help, because I think this might be a mobo problem and not a drive issue. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 If you have a hard drive running in your computer it is only a matter of time before it fails. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 7 Report Bassboy- Apr 15, 2010 at 08:36 AM Thanks xpcman...same problem I have.
http://www.pctechbytes.net/ July 11, 2012 UnKnownMan Hello Dave, I recently purchased a new hard drive for my Dell Compaq nx6110, I put it in, and it has no memory or anything on http://maccomputersupply.com/hard-drive/external-hard-drive-not-showing-up-in-disk-management.html Ok, went out and bought an OCZ SATA3 SSD for primary boot drive, as well as a WD SATA3 HDD as storage drive. However, I can take my hard drive out and put it in a caddy, attach it to my other computer via USA and all the files are there and readable. It controls communications between the processor and external devices. Windows Not Detecting External Hard Drive
Your drive may simply need to be partitioned and set up. Q. April 7, 2012 Lucky_d I have old pen drive or USB Flash drive, when i connect the pen drive with any PC or Laptop, it can't be detected by BIOs. have a peek here The next day I turn on the computer to find that it won't load into windows (the msg you get when they can't find your drive).
September 25, 2012 Gareth My bu3 LCD cable broke, before this my computer was fine. Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows isn't detecting I have a 2nd drive… not, "well it's there but we just need to give a drive letter…" Windows isn't detecting a 2nd drive. Report wcasado- Apr 4, 2009 at 08:21 AM Thanks Thank you XPCMAN your post is fantastic.
All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get Is it a faulty harddrive or something not set correctly. Once again. How To Allocate A Hard Drive Once a backup has been made, please launch MiniTool Partition Wizard or start computer via Partition Wizard Boot Disk.
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The next step in this case is to flash the BIOS. Any ideas or solutions? Any more questions, please use our forums where more techs can respond. If you have other questions, please join our free forums for additional help.
there is nothing wrong with the laptop, no noises made by the HDD, it works perfectly and when i try to boot it up the HDD is not found anymore and March 6, 2012 Brian I have a secondary Seagate internal terabyte drive that I am using for media storage. Might want to rename this article to "How to assign a letter to your HD". The thing is when I go into my setup there is no option to fix that.
You can get the drivers from the motherboard directly from the manufacturer'e website. Remember that the drive needs a data cable (probably SATA) and a power cable. Thanks March 24, 2013 Dave I have no way of knowing-unless you wrote down the serial number of the original drive.