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[SIZE]hi
i installed a OCZ 240gb ssd and i see it in bios and device management, but not on my computer it is set to ahci and i am stuck any help is appreciated thnaks guys
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post #2 of 9
You need to setup the drive and format it before windows can use it.

EDIT
Go to Control Panel then Administraive Tools then Computer Management then Disk Management then click on the drive then setup the drive there.
Edited by dixson01974 - 11/18/12 at 11:35am
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post #3 of 9
Go to Control panel / Administrative tools / Computer Management / Disk storage. Right click the drive and format it. If Windows still doesn't see it let us know.

EDIT: Disk Management not disk storage. I'm a bit slow today redface.gif
Edited by Trogdor - 11/18/12 at 11:46am
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Have you formated it?
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thanks for the fast response guys
when i right click it doesnt let me format, it says new simple volume. i am running win7
thanks
post #6 of 9
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thanks for the fast response guys
when i right click it doesnt let me format, it says new simple volume. i am running win7
thanks

Yep, just create a new volume. Keep the drive at the maximum volume or whatever size you want and name it.
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it sees my ssd as disk 1
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thanks for the fast response guys
when i right click it doesnt let me format, it says new simple volume. i am running win7
thanks

That means it still needs partitioned, then you can format it. Right click on it, and you should see the option to make new partition.
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10/10 guys thanks so much:D:D:D:D
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