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Windows 7: wd caviar green shows up in bios only

10 Aug 2012   #1

Wid 7 home premium 32 bit
wd caviar green shows up in bios only

using 32 bit home premium win7 installed on 320gb wd. Installed a 500gb wd caviar green .

the bios setup sees it as the 4th drive and the smart NCQ says not supported
transfermode says P10 0

does not show up in devices or window storage under management.

checked 7 compatiable not shown but the box says win 7..

need some help

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10 Aug 2012   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

You don't give us any system information, but here's what pops into my head off hand;
Your BIOS may not be addressing the drive properly, so it can't present it to the OS, so to speak.
Check your BIOS settings and tinker with them a bit. See if that helps.
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11 Aug 2012   #3

Wid 7 home premium 32 bit

Microsoft o/s win 7 home premium 32bit
version 6.1.7601. service pack 1 build 7601
model hp pavilion a6120a
x86 based pc
processor intel core 2 cpu 4400@ 2.oo ghz, 2000mhz 2cores
bios vers/date phoenix tech, ltd 5.17 4/40/2007 smbios ver 2.4
installed physical ram 2.00gb
total virtual memory 3.98gb
Motherboard is leonite2-gl8e (asus)

the wd 320gb drive is primary with win7 oper sys
the drive in question is a wd green caviar 500gb
the smart shows ncq none
transfer p10 0
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