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Windows 7: my computer will only search one of my hard drives

04 Jun 2012   #1

windows 7 64 bit
my computer will only search one of my hard drives

hello, i recently built my computer and it has four hard drives, a new SSD, and three HDDs all taken out from my old computers. when i open my start menu and type something in only the results from the SSD will come up, how do i fix this, also all my old HDDs still have their operating system on the i never bothered working out how get rid of them.

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04 Jun 2012   #2

windows 7

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05 Jun 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Please enter in your windows search box, disk management and post a snip of what it shows.
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05 Jun 2012   #4

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Also, check to make sure that all are set to be indexed. Right click each hard drive in my computer, and select properrties. Around the bottom of the window that opens there should be a check box that opens.
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