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Thread: HDD Recognition?




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    Default HDD Recognition?

    Feeling like quite a noob at the moment. Forgive me if I'm missing the obvious.

    I just completed a new build with a Crucial M4 SSD as a boot drive and a Western Digital Caviar Black HDD for storage. Install was fine on the SSD but I can't get the HDD to show up in Windows. It shows up in the Bios, it shows up in device manager, but it won't show in "My Computer" for example for me to install to or edit.

    Thanks in advance for any assistance.

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    Default Re: HDD Recognition?

    You have ti initialize the drive first.
    Here's a tutorial:
    How to Install an Unformatted Hard Drive in Windows Vista or Windows 7

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