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Windows 7: 2nd HD Keeps Disappearing!

04 Jan 2014   #1
technomann

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
2nd HD Keeps Disappearing!

The secondary hard drive in my Win 7, 64-bit system keeps disappearing from explorer! It is usually there on boot-up, but then disappears sometime thereafter. I thought that the drive was starting to fail, so I replaced the drive with a new one, and transferred all my data. But the same thing is happening with the new drive! Is this a motherboard issue or what?

Thanks for any and all replies!


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04 Jan 2014   #2
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Have you plugged the HD into different SATA ports?
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04 Jan 2014   #3
technomann

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmck View Post
Have you plugged the HD into different SATA ports?
It's my ASUS laptop. There is no other SATA port...
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