[HELP] how to run ssd and sata hard drive

November 4, 2010 at 19:49:01
Specs: Windows 7
i am currently running an ssd on my rig and i just bought a wd hdd to use as media storage... i connected the hdd to an open sata connector on my mobo and when i boot up my computer, it recognizes the drive, but i cannot access it in My Computers... please help, thank you.

mobo: gigabyte GA-MA790GP-UD4H


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#1
November 4, 2010 at 20:20:39
Presume this new drive is blank? Not sure about WIN7 but in XP you need to go into disk management to partition and format a new drive before it is recognized by Windows My Computer.

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November 4, 2010 at 20:28:38

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#3
November 4, 2010 at 23:59:17
when i go into my Disk Management, the only drive that's recognized is my ssd... the newly installed hdd does not show up...

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#4
November 5, 2010 at 08:38:32
finally got it to work... i feel dumb, but super glad the problem is solved... thnx for the help Richard and x86 !!

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