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Windows 7: 2nd hard drive not showing up

18 Sep 2012   #1
1austin112

Windows 7 ultimate x32, Windows 7 premium x64
 
 
2nd hard drive not showing up

I have a gateway computer running windows 7 ultimate and im trying to add another hard drive but its not showing up anywhere. My primary hard drive is a 3.5 sata 500gb and im trying to add a 3.5 IDE 200gb hard drive. I've looked in computer management and everything but the hdd is not showing anywhere. Can anyone explain what i should do?


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18 Sep 2012   #2
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

You didn't fill out your specs completely so I don't know what kind of motherboard you have. Does it support IDE? If you could fill in your System Specs it would help. Could you also post a Snip of your expanded Disk Management so we can look at that.
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18 Sep 2012   #3
1austin112

Windows 7 ultimate x32, Windows 7 premium x64
 
 

Sorry its a Gateway GT5662 Desktop PC Phenom X4 9500. Think thats what you were asking for. I will get a pic of DM up in a minute.
EDIT: Forgot to add yes it does support IDE
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18 Sep 2012   #4
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Fill out your system specs completely in the bottom left corner of your message. Thanks,
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