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So basically it's not showing up under "Hard Drives" when I clicked my computer. The HDD is working windows detects it (It's in devices) and my bios also. I tried an earlier fix, changing AHCI to IDE but that just caused a BSOD. Help?
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start>control panel>system and security>administrative tools>computer management

storage on left side then click disk management

right click on the unallocated drive and press new simple volume

from there its pretty self explanitory, hope it helps smile.gif

heres more info if you need it:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/create-format-hard-disk-partition#create-format-hard-disk-partition=windows-7

(this is only on windows 7 if your using xp, vista or windows 8 may be different)
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start>control panel>system and security>administrative tools>computer management

storage on left side then click disk management

right click on the unallocated drive and press new simple volume

from there its pretty self explanitory, hope it helps smile.gif

heres more info if you need it:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/create-format-hard-disk-partition#create-format-hard-disk-partition=windows-7

(this is only on windows 7 if your using xp, vista or windows 8 may be different)

Or just right click on "My Computer" then click "Manage"

That then takes you to this computer manager where you click disk management


You should see your drive in the list "unallocated drive" or something along those lines. Right click and select "new simple drive"
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Thanks guys lol smile.gif.
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Yeah,new drives have to be initialized in disk management to show up in my computer.Such a common question.
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