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Helpful +16 Report OleGeezer Mar 6, 2009 at 02:06 AM I didn't Have to ask a question. If one or some of these resolutions are proved to be useful for you, please share this post to others who have similar troubles. "These five solutions to Missing Operating System seems that bios is not recognizing it.. Upon finishing, I went to various manufacturers' website to get latest drivers for motherboard, video card, etc. (including restarts and such) and then shut down for the day. http://webadapt.org/hard-drive/solved-changing-name-of-primary-h-d.php

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Then, choose a wiping method and click "OK". It is presenting as Disk 0 as it is connected to Controller 0. This article tells how to build Free Bootable Partition Manager with Pwfree91.iso, follow the steps to create your own one. It will have the "System" partition and the Primary Partition.

Yes, the drive should work fine. If its requiring multiple boots after installation then that could be a hardware issue. Can't find your answer ? Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up Once the drive is formatted, the utility is no longer needed.

then click change. Helpful +6 Report G-Mann Jan 7, 2009 at 03:04 PM Thanks XP... Also i already did a Low Level Format to HD, and i also replace MBR just in case… but the problem is not solved. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/270282-32-primary-hard-drive Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

So, step 1: Press F2 (or whatever the computer suggests) to enter BIOS setup. Installing Second Sata Hard Drive Without Raid check the advanced settings to see if SATA support is enabled (or Automatic) Report tony- Feb 7, 2009 at 02:53 PM I still dont see the drive! As a last resort, you can try either manually typing in the cylinders, sectores, etc instead of having the BIOS auto detect it. Also the BIOS is not going to call the SSD a SSD it will call it a HDD as this is what the SSD presents itself as to the BIOS.

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solved How to play games from HDD when using SSD as primary drive? My "new" problem is with the internet connection. New Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10 To The Forums! Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Bios Instead, run file recovery software to attempt to recover the data first.

October 4, 2011 Nityan I have a Sata hdd that shows up in device manager but it doesn't show up in BIOS or Windows Explorer October 5, 2011 Dave This is http://webadapt.org/hard-drive/resolved-where-did-my-other-harddrive-go.php I plug the new hdd to powersorce and sata socket and when i turn on the pc i can feel it runing, but when i enter in device manager i see Just find out how to remove the battery and the hard drive. If the hard drive does not show up in BIOS, gather as much information about your PC as you can and write it down. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 7

The third HDD uses IDE as well, but it does not get picked up in the BIOS. March 16, 2012 DuROi Thanks for your fast reply, i already update my bios to the lastest one (BIOS Update - R0104J0) successfully. So i can't see my hard in bios or in my computer, what should i do next? have a peek here You can burn the .ISO file to disk and boot to the DVD.

I have kept this hard drive as slave in another pc and its also not showing. Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management Did you install Windows on drive 2 with drive 1 removed? How to Fix MBR for Windows 8 When Operating System Can not Boot?

Reformat the HDD and put the data you backed up back on it and away you go.

tHaNks!~~ Report marc20- Aug 31, 2009 at 04:22 AM thx a million man nice details Report explorer- Nov 22, 2009 at 10:32 PM just wanna sat thanks man... I had already re-partitioned. I used an IDE to SATA converter to hook it up. Mbr Or Gpt For Second Hdd Report ditch- Aug 8, 2010 at 08:41 AM cheers mate.

Thanks in advance. The reason why the HDD is saying Primary is because it has a Primary Partition on it. Once partition table is damaged, existing partitions might be inaccessible so that data cannot be used. http://webadapt.org/hard-drive/solved-is-harddrive-dead.php If you are replacing the existing drive, the Vista disk will do this for you when you perform the install.

it then would niot boot at all. Thanks Dave. Best answer WamphryiJun 17, 2011, 7:03 AM Here is what you can do. see if the drive opens then D_Know_WDSep 11, 2014, 8:32 AM Hi there gmok1,Do you see the drive in Disk Management?