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I have an SEAGATE BARRACUDA 7200.12 1TB 7200RPM SATA/600 32MB, and a ASROCK X79 EXTREME6 motherboard, but when I click into the computer folder, the HDD doesnt show? Its like the computer wont detect my HDD. It only shows my SSD, were my OS is installed.
When I go into BIOS, the HDD is detected, but it doesnt show amongst the "Bootable devices" in the BIOS.. ANYONE KNOW WHATS WRONG?
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I have an SEAGATE BARRACUDA 7200.12 1TB 7200RPM SATA/600 32MB, and a ASROCK X79 EXTREME6 motherboard, but when I click into the computer folder, the HDD doesnt show? Its like the computer wont detect my HDD. It only shows my SSD, were my OS is installed.
When I go into BIOS, the HDD is detected, but it doesnt show amongst the "Bootable devices" in the BIOS.. ANYONE KNOW WHATS WRONG?

Try to put the HDD in another Sata port, or have you tried that?
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You ordered a bare drive, right? I had the same problem. There's something to do with the disk management tools, although I don't quite remember. Someone else here will certainly enlighten you. You must reformat it, create a new partition (all 9xxgb) I believe.
    
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Also make sure the power cable is firmly plugged in.
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Go To:

>Control Panel

>>Adminstrative Tools

>>>Computer Management

>>>>Storage

Then check the hard drive listings below and see if it's there. If it's not, you have a physical problem with the hard drive (either bad connection, bad port, or bad hard drive).

If it does show up, then you have to look and see if it's online or offline- you will see it on the right hand side of the bar. If it's offline, right click and bring it online.

If it shows up as online, but you still don't see it, check on the right portion of the bar and make sure it has a drive letter assigned. If it does not, then right click and assign a drive letter.



If the drive is new, then the above may fix it.

If the drive just recently started misbehaving, then you likely have another problem and should be careful not to reformat the drive.
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