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Windows 7: Windows not recognizing 2TB SATA drive

10 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 64 bit
 
 
Windows not recognizing 2TB SATA drive

I have built a new system with a 60GB SSD to install the OS on and a 2TB hard drive for everything else. The 2TB drive can be seen in the BIOS but cant be accessed from windows. Any ideas would be appreciated.


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10 Aug 2012   #2

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

This may be a stupid question, but...

Have you partitioned and formatted the 2TB drive? (Administrative Tools control panel, Computer Management, Storage, Disk Management.)

I don't expect a new internal drive to be usable in Windows straight out of the box.
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