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Windows 7: Ide hd not recognized

28 Aug 2009   #1
fatrip

windows 7
 
 
Ide hd not recognized

For some reason when i loaded windows 7 it will only recognize my SATA drive but not my IDE. Any one know why? or how to fix it. thanks


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28 Aug 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fatrip View Post
For some reason when i loaded windows 7 it will only recognize my SATA drive but not my IDE. Any one know why? or how to fix it. thanks
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Is it enabled in bios? Is bios set to mixed drives sata & Ide?

Ken
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28 Aug 2009   #3
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fatrip View Post
For some reason when i loaded windows 7 it will only recognize my SATA drive but not my IDE. Any one know why? or how to fix it. thanks
Where have you checked? Only the explorer?
Check disk management. Maybe Win7 didn't assign a drive letter.

greetz
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28 Aug 2009   #4
fatrip

windows 7
 
 

ok the ide worked in vista so bios should be set right. i dont know how to check disk management? but ill look it up thanks
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28 Aug 2009   #5
fatrip

windows 7
 
 

it didnt have a path/letter. thanks guys
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28 Aug 2009   #6
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

fatrip

glad its working
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