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Thanks everyone for your diligence and your willingness to share with others. Helpful +37 Report Dexter Jul 23, 2010 at 06:11 PM I have noticed a few people saying that they dont want to Format the slave drive so what to do? Thank you SO much! Windows might not recognize a used hard drive if it's not formatted correctly, if it's not connected correctly or if it doesn't have any power. http://gagc.net/hard-drive/how-to-set-my-hard-drive-as-a-slave-drive-in-a-different-system.php

If you click on your Windows start button and then look for “Computer”, right click on it and then click on manage. Eliot Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 2 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 I know that I used this disk in the past in a RAID (both in different ones), but this is long time ago and the disks working in this setup since This would be caused by the Master Boot Record (MBR or Partition Sector) being bad or corrupt.

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Thanks Jacqui Cameron July 28, 2015 7:11 pm Reply # Hi. I think the drive might be failing, but I'm really hoping it's not some sort of dirty virus. secureadmin February 9, 2016 1:06 pm Reply # Surinder, If the hard drive is not showing up I would recommend trying to slave it to another computer to see if you To the point guidlines Report Aung- Jul 14, 2010 at 08:49 AM thanks for the soultion Report Steve- Jul 15, 2010 at 09:15 AM someone should hug you Report slumdog- Jul

What is another step I could take to possibly use my hard drive? I recommend a few different options:  You can download our Windows Surface Scanner which is free and run it to see if the drive has any bad sectors. However, you can look in the BIOS and check your boot options. Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up There are files on the disk that I want to copy to the PC but I can't find any way to access the drive.

Please suggest me how to resolve this issue. Anonymous November 1, 2012 11:20 am Reply # please help me. Any help or suggestions please? I really don't know what to do and I really need my data bad!

CAUSEThis behavior can occur if you map a network drive to the next available drive letter after the local volumes and cd rom drives have been assigned drive letters. Installing Second Sata Hard Drive Without Raid When I start “Disk Management” it ask me to initialize the disk but fails with the error message “The system cannot find the file specified”. I connected all the power, SATA cables correctly and when I boot my comp, it shows on the display that my WD 160GB is the primary and Seagate 80GB is the The system booted up fine and the OS is good.

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Report ANX- Oct 7, 2012 at 09:59 PM One more thanks Helpful +40 Report Dinesh Feb 17, 2009 at 09:31 AM dear friend type diskmgmt.msc in your run command...ull find 80gb share|improve this answer answered Nov 3 '09 at 1:49 William Hilsum 101k13145234 1 thx, assigning letter worked –Jakub Arnold Nov 3 '09 at 2:09 Cool! Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 I did this once on accident and had to back up everything via Back Up Tool program. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 7 If all else fails pull the drive from the current enclosure and install in a new one.

the service person says hard disk corrupted. click site David Mohyla February 18, 2013 1:51 pm Reply # Does the full size of the drive appear in disk management? Benjamin April 28, 2013 3:45 pm Reply # Thanks for the response. Report David in Alabama- Feb 14, 2009 at 07:06 AM Spot on, Thanks Report jit- Feb 14, 2009 at 08:13 AM i will to thx you for your advice it was Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Bios

Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion primary slave drive won't show up on I forgot to remove this once while shutting down and after that while switching on - the monitor was just blinking and I noticed that the HDD is still connected to Notify me of new posts by email. http://gagc.net/hard-drive/sata-drive-as-a-slave-problems.php xpcman saved my computer!

Thank you!!! Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management this info took care of it immediately. Finally became smart and reworded my google search "installing second sata hard drive without raid" and this was the first link that google came up with.

I had already started the proceedure(s) that you suggested.

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I am in the same boat & can see the slave in disk manager as local disk but only option is to format it in actions etc I dont want to View all 72 comments Report naturalspeed- Nov 7, 2008 at 08:41 AM Excellent precise Advice, Helped me a lot Thanks! This would explain why Windows can see the hard drive, but can not access it. More about the author However, it does appear under Computer Management (Local)>Storage>Disk Management.