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I just put together my sig build and the only problem i've run into is windows isn't recognizing my WD Black 1tb SATA 6gb/s hdd. It shows up only in the BIOS. I have it plugged into the Intel SATA 6gb/s ports along with my C300. I also have a 640g WD and dvd drive plugged into the SATA 3gb/s ports without problems. Is their some setting in the BIOS i need to change to get it show up or what?

Thanks
>Ryan
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right click computer>manage>disc managment does the drive show up in there?
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I was able to get it show up. I just unplugged the C300 then booted up with the Win7 install disk. And the WD showed up as being unformated, so formatted it and shut down. Plugged the C300 back and booted up. Now everything works.
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in disk management, right click on the drive and assign it a letter
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