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Do you hear the hdd spin-up when powered on? If not change out your power connection. If the drive is not showing up in the bios the change out the SATA cable with a new one and use different sata ports.
Sata cable go bad all the time.
Entering the bios is just simply tapping the DELETE key as you power up the pc. Remember to (F10) or save and exit any changes you wanna keep.
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Originally Posted by ninjaburrito;11855254 
I needed more HD space so I shut down my computer, opened it up, and put in another 320gb hard drive. However, when i turn on the computer, it doesn't recognize it. Did I do something wrong? If not, then I'm assuming the SATA cable I used doesn't work anymore since I salvaged it from an old Dell. Thanks in advance.

go to cp in windows & then admin tools,then click on computer management.then u should see it,rt click & format the drive and your ready to go
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