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Reply James Bruce August 1, 2016 at 8:40 am 1. When I run a scan disk utility, it finds occasional errors. the issue is with new one its not showing the second partition of my external HDD, all other 4 partitions are working ok. that way your data files will always be there and accessible. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-probs.html

The hard drive is a fairly sizeable chunk of metal like this: You should find it sitting in a metal cage of some sort. I expect OP (damaster) and joses both have got this far. I have a second SATA III connection in my PC, but no secondary PSU cable to power my HDD. ArmyRNVetOct 26, 2009, 12:06 AM I just had a devil of a time trying to install a Western Digital 500 GB SATA Hard drive for similar reasons--the drive was recognized in http://www.pcworld.com/article/2065135/when-your-pc-doesnt-recognize-a-2nd-drive.html

Second Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management

Boot your system up, you should be able to then go to my computer, and see your old hard drive. If you tried a new cable and removed the drive and the issue goes away, I would say you have found your problem. Anyone can get the Deleted file list... In contrast to your dated IDE statement; Considering the age and interface, IDE users would likely find them selves in more need of a how to article like this than current

by HankP88 / September 2, 2004 11:29 PM PDT In reply to: Install old hard drive as slave drive? If you have a floppy, I'd use that. I was planning to include IDE drives in the article originally too, but then it just got far too long, and I think honestly I'm correct in standing by my statement Installing Second Sata Hard Drive Without Raid This may sound trivial, but beware, even as a "Slave" it could infect the new system.

It takes less than a minute and is completely free! Windows 10 Not Detecting Second Hard Drive man today was one of those days.... Also, make sure you shut down Windows properly. One will be power.

Forgot most of it. Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Bios Those steps essentially have been done when the RAID Setup system created the array. You can create a second Partition or more in it if you want.) For this first Partition, make it the Primary or Active Partition, and NOT bootable because this drive is Helpful +6 Report Loxy Apr 14, 2009 at 02:18 PM Thanks for the advice.

Windows 10 Not Detecting Second Hard Drive

Report Watson- Dec 29, 2008 at 08:15 AM I also have a problem with a WD 1TB SATA drive. https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1030813 You have the option of either changing the jumper (small black clip) on the back to make the drive a slave (secondary) (use small tweezers to remove and replace according to Second Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management Your letters will change if you have created a primary partition on the new drive. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 RIGHT-click on it and, from the menu, choose to Partition the drive.

Now it's formatting like a charm and I can see it in explorer. useful reference However, if you want to preserve the information, it's a better idea to transfer the information to a permanent form of storage such as CD-R's (recordable cd's). Long story-short, I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to post your suggestion. Full Format takes many hours!When you are done, reboot and your newly prepared hard drive should show up in My Computer as an empty unit ready for use. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 7

In addition, if giving the drive away, I would be sure to be responsible to help the kids when the drive does fail. I tried tons of recovery softwares and still nothing. When all the choices are made, go ahead with the Partition operation.When that is done, come back to this new Partition and RIGHT-click again and choose to Format it. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/additional-hard-drive-probs.html When the old drive dies, and it will, that's the time to replace it and retrieve those same files from the main drive to the newest one.

Download and run HWiNFO tool (approx. 3 MB) at hwinfo.com The portable version is preferred. ***The Drives section of the System Summary window will indicate the bandwidth for the HDD installed Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up You’ve completed the hardware aspect, but not the software aspect! Good deal.

Choose the NTFS File System option.

How? Report Bassboy- Apr 15, 2010 at 08:36 AM Thanks xpcman...same problem I have. easy to follow directions.. Mbr Or Gpt For Second Hdd not sure where to go..

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 you've got an HDD over 5 years old, consider it ready to die at any moment. A Full Format will do a Quick Format, then go though every sector of the drive and test it, marking off any faulty ones (very rare) so they won't be used. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-format-probs.html H E L P!

I even took an old hard drive and put it in an external USB case/kit and use it just for storing my digital photos. It takes less than a minute and is completely free! josesMay 25, 2009, 3:15 AM I am also facing the same problem, Detecting in BIOS but not detecting in Windows or disk management .The OS is Windows Xp with SP 3.My A hard drive takes two connectors--SATA and power--and both have to be plugged in properly.

When all the choices are made, go ahead with the Partition operation.When that is done, come back to this new Partition and RIGHT-click again and choose to Format it. Reply cezar August 6, 2016 at 9:56 pm I have an old sata HD that came with the PC but the capacity was way to small, so i put in my 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.