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Windows 7: Windows 7 Not detecting new hard drive

26 Jan 2011   #1
mechedpotatoes

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Windows 7 Not detecting new hard drive

Im upgrading to windows 7 on a new hard drive and it will not detect my seagate hard drive any help please?


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26 Jan 2011   #2
bigmck

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mechedpotatoes View Post
Im upgrading to windows 7 on a new hard drive and it will not detect my seagate hard drive any help please?
The first thing try going into your BIOS and making sure the drive shows there. If you are not sure how to do that, let us know.
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26 Jan 2011   #3
theog

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26 Jan 2011   #4
mechedpotatoes

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My bios tells me WDC ROM Model-HAWK where my hard drive is connected
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26 Jan 2011   #5
mechedpotatoes

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I went into diskpart during install and it said i have no drives connected
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26 Jan 2011   #6
theog

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Check all the cables, unplug & replug all cables.Than recheck BIOS.
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26 Jan 2011   #7
mechedpotatoes

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I threw in a different sata cable and tried a different port and it still tells me WDC Rom model-hawk and im using a seagate barracuda??
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26 Jan 2011   #8
theog

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26 Jan 2011   #9
DocBrown

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What do you have your Bios setup as for your HD's ? AHCI, SATA, or IDE ?
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26 Jan 2011   #10
mechedpotatoes

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OK so I reset my bios and it didnt help. My HD config is on enhanced S-ATA
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