Cant find sata Hdd


  1. Posts : 7
    32 bit windows xp home, trying to update to windows 7 64 bit
       #1

    Cant find sata Hdd


    Hi i have just built a new computer which is up and running fine,(hdd op system)
    but now i want to add a sata hdd from my old pc, that held all my music and photo's (no working programs)
    I connected it up and it doesn't show anywhere i have gone into disk management refreshed and rescanned but to no avail am i missing something or does any one know of an easy fix? I wouldn't want to loose all these files
      My Computer


  2. Posts : 1,486
    Windows 10 Pro
       #2

    worligig said:
    Hi i have just built a new computer which is up and running fine,(hdd op system)
    but now i want to add a sata hdd from my old pc, that held all my music and photo's (no working programs)
    I connected it up and it doesn't show anywhere i have gone into disk management refreshed and rescanned but to no avail am i missing something or does any one know of an easy fix? I wouldn't want to loose all these files
    did you restart windows with it connected? is it receiving power?
      My Computer


  3. Posts : 7
    32 bit windows xp home, trying to update to windows 7 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       #3

    yes and yes but it doesn't show up in my bios
      My Computer


  4. Posts : 1,486
    Windows 10 Pro
       #4

    worligig said:
    yes and yes but it doesn't show up in my bios
    set the sata input as an external sata drive in bios. also try a different sata cable.
      My Computer


 

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