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should i send it for repair or is it dead for good ?! :S March 2, 2011 David Purcell Sorry to hear that. Thanks! it sees the other 500gb fat format and the other recognisable is the 500gb ntfs. There is also a jumper for Cable Select which recognizes the drives based on their location on the cable. http://repairlaptops4u.com/hard-drive/how-to-use-second-hard-drive-for-storage-windows-7.html

and sorry for being such a n00b.. The process that I have found seems to require that the driver/installation software be downloaded and saved to a 3-1/2' floppy disk which, in turn, is then used to install the HUH! after the troubles ive had with Vista, i was really looking forward to getting back to XP… teh fact that i had to screw around with the extended install really made

Windows 10 Not Detecting Second Hard Drive

where do I go from here; I was thinking trying a new hdd (price is about $70) and then install the recovery disks if the HDD works OK. So I went into Windows Computer(right click)/Management. The BIOS picked it up, and I was able to see everything on Windows 7. Thanks in advance.

Anyway, assuming that your BIOS is crippled (as mine was), and you still have Vista installed, then ensure you have looked in Device Manager (right-click ‘My Computer' > Properties > Hardware) At least the drive is spinning up and getting power. It will NEVER, EVER be able to "see" an SATA drive unless you do 1 of these 2 things.1. Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive I then installed a 2 TB Hitachi hard drive in the Win 10 machine.

ive been at it for 5 hours and it's still integrating drivers.. it 3 years old. So does anyone know what this may be. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272323-30-windows-doesnt-sata-hard-drive-bios-does As a note: almost all new systems came without the ability to change the HD SATA - PATA mode, and i f you try to change the BIOS you'll notice that

Since this particular computer does not have a floppy drive, is there any other way to install a SATA HDD driver? Internal Hard Disk Not Detected In Bios March 1, 2008 Tim Hensel I was going nuts with a Lenovo Z61M laptop. March 5, 2008 Ali Habach Please guys, i got to the bit where i browse for my drivers' folder but i just can't find it… :( I'm really in a hurry… Very useful info.

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I have somewhat of a different problem. But sometimes it does. [Solved] (Solved) Download this article for free (PDF) Ask a question Published by aakai1056. Windows 10 Not Detecting Second Hard Drive November 1, 2011 enoch Hi,I have a 80GB toshiba hdd2d38 hard drive which started to hang recently.after removing its top cover casing and fixing it back,it would run from the bios Second Hard Disk Not Detected Windows 7 December 7, 2011 Jari Hi.

I formated that hard drive not knowing that the motherboard need that drive to install exp. http://repairlaptops4u.com/hard-drive/buy-hard-drive-with-windows-10-preinstalled.html If so, any ideas which one.3) is it safe to pick and choose drivers to update? Note that it doesn't really matter which of the *.inf files you choose, because it will select all files in the folder anyway. Your article has helped me a great deal and it worked like a charm, bye bye vista!! Secondary Hard Drive Not Detected In Bios

Have you tried running just one for a while to see if that behavior persists? February 27, 2008 Saurabh & Sachin @ Nola I love you too. I like your suggestion.......... have a peek here Maybe someone else will have an idea that can help.

If you want to run in AHCI mode, then you MUST do this......2. How To Get Windows To Recognize Ssd Just in case you don't have the latest version. When prompted with this message "Please enter any key to boot from CD…" Hit enter. 19.

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Really Appreciate This!!! i like to chat with u any problem came February 16, 2008 Gizmo Thnak you very much but I could'nt download the nLite can you send it to my e-mail [email protected] However XP setup still cannot go further. Sata Hard Drive Not Detected In Bios Or Setup Or use this http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html - it's a free program that should give you a boatload of info.

March 15, 2012 Dave I would replace the battery anyway if the computer is more than three years old-they're only a couple of bucks. Your data might still be recoverable….I would post this in our forums so others can have a crack at helping you. If I uninstall my second drive in device manager and search for hardware changes it will find it again but I still cannot access it. Check This Out November 19, 2007 Prashant I have Hp Pavilion dv6516tx Laptop having windows vista & I want to install xp on it, but i dont have sata drivers, Please mail me how

Report • #6 Tubesandwires May 15, 2012 at 12:05:29 Thanks for the Many thanksWe're glad to hear you solved your problem. Well boy did I ever. When I tried to print a document from my laptop to the attached printer it gave me an error message saying there was print spooling problem. March 2, 2008 bathman Grateway, Thank you very much for your help.

Look on the VAIO site for your model and see if they have any BIOS updates available, otherwise, you may need to figure out what motherboard and BIOS is currently installed I can't remember which one but this is an emerging problem and one of these posters solved it.

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