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hey guys I set have 1 ssd and 1 hdd on my computer. the ssd has a copy of windows and the hdd other doesn't. the Hdd is detected during bios set up but doesn't show up in windows -___- how do i make it show up?


and second question how do i mount an ssd in the case lol seems like nothing matches up...
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hey guys I set have 1 ssd and 1 hdd on my computer. the ssd has a copy of windows and the hdd other doesn't. the Hdd is detected during bios set up but doesn't show up in windows -___- how do i make it show up?


and second question how do i mount an ssd in the case lol seems like nothing matches up...
1) To find your HDD you need to format it.
Start>All Programs>Administrative Tools>Computer Management>Disk Management
Locate your new HDD on the right, then right click on it. Select "New Simple Volume" and follow the steps to format and assign drive letter.
After this, it should show up in My Computer.

2) You can get an SSD tray that you mount the SSD in which in turn mounts in a standard HDD tray. Depending on your case, you may already have mounting holes in the trays. Or you can just stick it in there loose or with double stick tape.

Hope this helps,

Rich
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1) Type "Disk Management" into the start menu. Bring it up and initialize the drive. Then create a new Simple Volume. (default options should be fine)

If asked, use MBR for 2TB or less, GPT for 2.5TB or larger.


2) Tape!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ox6DHlPQI-w#t=2m5s
     
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