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Windows 7: just installed win7. device mang. sees my ide hdd but nothe restofpc

26 Jul 2015   #1

winbdows 7 32bit
just installed win7. device mang. sees my ide hdd but nothe restofpc

hey fellaz.

i was running vista. i have on hdd thats sata and one thats ide. whe i installed win7 i ran into troucle. i had to disconnect the ide hdd and then the install went fine.

after win7 booted and everything is working fine. i reconnected my ide drive and my pc doesnt even recignize it. but if i go into device manager it shows up.

whats wrong?? thx

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26 Jul 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

The IDE HDD may be dying. Or the cables going bad.

However, open Disk Management and see if it is recognized and has a drive letter assigned to it.
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 just installed win7. device mang. sees my ide hdd but nothe restofpc

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