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Windows 7: Cant find sata Hdd

25 Sep 2013   #1

32 bit windows xp home, trying to update to windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Cant find sata Hdd

Hi i have just built a new computer which is up and running fine,(hdd op system)
but now i want to add a sata hdd from my old pc, that held all my music and photo's (no working programs)
I connected it up and it doesn't show anywhere i have gone into disk management refreshed and rescanned but to no avail am i missing something or does any one know of an easy fix? I wouldn't want to loose all these files


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25 Sep 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by worligig View Post
Hi i have just built a new computer which is up and running fine,(hdd op system)
but now i want to add a sata hdd from my old pc, that held all my music and photo's (no working programs)
I connected it up and it doesn't show anywhere i have gone into disk management refreshed and rescanned but to no avail am i missing something or does any one know of an easy fix? I wouldn't want to loose all these files
did you restart windows with it connected? is it receiving power?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Sep 2013   #3

32 bit windows xp home, trying to update to windows 7 64 bit
 
 

yes and yes but it doesn't show up in my bios
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25 Sep 2013   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by worligig View Post
yes and yes but it doesn't show up in my bios
set the sata input as an external sata drive in bios. also try a different sata cable.
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