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Windows 7: hdd install

12 Feb 2013   #1
bowman321

windows 7 premium 64 bit M/B
 
 
hdd install

I have just reformatted my os. I have now installed another hdd but it is not showing my computer


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12 Feb 2013   #2
TwoCables

 

Is it showing up in Disk Management?
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12 Feb 2013   #3
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hum did you format the new one before you installed it? If not I use this on all drives -

SSD Alignment < just the part under Solution and have never had a problem like this or anything really.
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13 Feb 2013   #4
bowman321

windows 7 premium 64 bit M/B
 
 

Many thanks problem fixed.I have never know a forum like this, for how quick you get your problem solved,
and being 79 years of age and not IT savvy its a God send.
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13 Feb 2013   #5
TwoCables

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bowman321 View Post
Many thanks problem fixed.I have never know a forum like this, for how quick you get your problem solved,
and being 79 years of age and not IT savvy its a God send.
I second that!

What was the solution that worked?
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13 Feb 2013   #6
bowman321

windows 7 premium 64 bit M/B
 
 

Hi went into device manager found the hdd put a letter prefix on it ,then went into my computer and there it was.Hope you can understand.
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14 Feb 2013   #7
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bowman321 View Post
Hi went into device manager found the hdd put a letter prefix on it ,then went into my computer and there it was.Hope you can understand.
We've all been there done that mate
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