How Should I Prepare a New Computer? Mar 9, 2007 #8 dancingfool TS Rookie Vista will not boot when second HDD connected I have exactly same problem as vnf4ultra in that Vista happily boots when only one drive Add comment Helpful +0 Report bob May 19, 2009 06:25AM as explaned in no:3 everything works great,and if you have a new empty that your computer will not recignise ,right click You should be good to go - it worked for me! weblink
Software issue (This is what we will solve now)So first click on start-right click computer-manage-this will open computer management In comp. Even if it doesn't show up in Windows Explorer, it should appear here. With any luck, after following these steps, your drive will be in good working condition again. Your hard drive is now ready to be formatted.
Add your comments to this article below. Formatting the hard drive may take a while, depending on the size. A CCM membership gives you access to additional options.
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I installed a second hard drive (500 GB WD Caaviar SE 16 - WD5000AAKS) in Vista Premium Home - and encountered a similar problem. Yükleniyor... slide 2 of 6 Windows Plug and Play If your drive isn't detected, there is no need to panic. Connect with him on Google+.
My second hard drive (both 1TB Western Digitals) was listed as offline. http://www.pcworld.com/article/159956/new_hard_drive.html Hakkında Basın Telif hakkı İçerik Oluşturucular Reklam Verme Geliştiriciler +YouTube Şartlar Gizlilik Politika ve Güvenlik Geri bildirim gönder Yeni bir şeyler deneyin! Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 If You See the Drive in Disk Management, But You Can't Format It In some cases, the drive may have a very messy partition scheme. This is easy to fix:Select Start, then Run (in Vista, just click Start).
Yükleniyor... have a peek at these guys Please remember to be considerate of other members. It doesn't show up in Disk Management. please do try and let me know the results.All Hard drives which gets installed in the computer are listed under computer and there are only two reasons why it won't.1.
After that, open up Computer Management, then go to Storage, then Disk Management. I've been letting this drive (and my linux drive) sit in my case disconnected for about 4 months, because i was never able to find a solution to this problem. RELATED ARTICLEHow to "Clean" a Flash Drive, SD Card, or Internal Drive to Fix Partition and Capacity Problems To clean the drive, you'll need to open a Command Prompt window as check over here Get downloadable ebooks for free!
Many thanks Reply Report Fergal- Jun 29, 2010 11:46AM perfect - thanks a million! Add comment Reply to this topic Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to. Or, the partition on the drive may be too small because the drive has protected partitions wasting space on it.
Login now. Mar 8, 2007 #3 gavinseabrook TS Rookie Posts: 320 Did you make sure to check your jumpers and everything? I might just reformat the whole drive to see if that helps. My new hard drive is being recognized by my computer.
I had a SATA hard disk with data on it. Add comment Helpful +0 Report jman Jul 12, 2009 06:34PM Worked perfectly I couldn't figure out whether it wasn't getting power or something was wrong and I should return the HD If Disk management does not see the drive then see the previous post by COLGeek Can't find your answer ? http://sortoutlookemail.com/hard-drive/wd-external-hard-drive-not-recognized-windows-7.html If you only have one hard drive, it should show up as Disk 0.
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