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Windows 7: Win 7 cannot find 2nd. HDD


15 Aug 2012   #1

Win 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 
Win 7 cannot find 2nd. HDD

Dell Dimension with 2 500 GB drives. Win 7 Home Premium 64 BIT
Bios sees both 0 & 1 (cannot select HDD 2 as boot drive if that means anything)
Device manager sees both and as working
Disk Manager does NOT see second drive (scrolled up & down)
Received replacement drive from Dell - no help
Cables and MB connections have been swapped repeatedly - no change
Power connections have been swapped


Any ideas beyond the above?

Just for anyone who might have same problem - I installed an SSD and bingo - both drives popped up. Go figure.


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