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Windows 7: Hard Disk not showing in BIOS or Disk Manager

24 Feb 2014   #1
antonioj1015

Windows 8 Ent x64
 
 
Hard Disk not showing in BIOS or Disk Manager

Hi!!

I have a SATA Hard Disk, it was working ok then I stopped using the computer for about 3 months and when I turned it back on the Hard Disk is not showing in the BIOS or in the Disk Manager, what could have happend and is there ANY way it can be fixed?

Thanks!!


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24 Feb 2014   #2
trowieuk

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Did you reset CMOS? check in BIOS what method your HDD is using.
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24 Feb 2014   #3
antonioj1015

Windows 8 Ent x64
 
 

Yea I reset CMOS, how can I check what method my HDD is using?
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24 Feb 2014   #4
trowieuk

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Go to BIOS -> Standard CMOS features. Is any drive recognized there?
If not, go to Integrated Peripherals and make sure that SATA and IDE controllers are enabled.

Just to make sure - power cables are connected to HDD
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