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Windows 7: Windows 7 Home 64 bit, not detecting rest of hard drive in Hybrid SSD

14 Nov 2012   #1

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Windows 7 Home 64 bit, not detecting rest of hard drive in Hybrid SSD

Hi, I purchased Dell Inspiron i14z Ultrabook, it has a hybrid SSD, it have 32gb SSD and the rest 470gb hard drive. It had Windows 8 and I couldn't stand it...

I changed the BIOS settings from Intel Smart Response to AHCI, used Wipe Drive, (which detected the hybrid SSD as two separate hard drives) to format both hard drives, installed Windows 7 on the 32gb Hard Drive (I assume this is the SSD part), and everything went great.

But when I click MyComputer, it only shows 32GB as my hard drive, how do I set the settings where it would show the rest of the hard drive that is not SSD?

Whenever I change the AHCI setting back to Intel Smart Response Technology, it gives me a brief Blue Screen of Death briefly, then restarts in a loop....Help would be great, thanks!

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14 Nov 2012   #2

7 x64

If you wiped both of the drives then the other has No partition or drive letter. Open Disk Management then partition and format that other drive.

If you have a problem post a screen shot of the disk Management window, the full window.
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 Windows 7 Home 64 bit, not detecting rest of hard drive in Hybrid SSD

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