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Windows 7: SSD installed and works great but HDD freezes system any ideas?

09 Dec 2011   #11
swiftisaac

64bit Windows 7
 
 

I see the drive in Bios ssd listed as channel 0 master and hdd listed as channel 1 master. Sata usually doesnt need master/slave setting but since i set to IDE do i need move HDD to channel 0 slave and if so how i do that.

Cannot thank you all enough for your input and help

Still not showing up in disk management tho


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09 Dec 2011   #12
swiftisaac

64bit Windows 7
 
 

So im thinking mebe update some motherboard driver for sata controller or some options in bios just not sure how to get windows to recognize my 2nd drive :/
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09 Dec 2011   #13
gregrocker

 

Does the HDD have a letter in Disk Mgmt? Does it even show up there?

If not test the HD with maker's HD Diagnostic extended CD scan and Disk Check.
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09 Dec 2011   #14
swiftisaac

64bit Windows 7
 
 

Problem solved by changing drive letters now the hdd shows up and is working everything working like it should. Though I do have ide mode in bios to make it work. It also appears many people have issue with drive not showing up in disk management in w7 but for me changing the drive letter is what worked
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