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so i bought a SDD, so, what i did is 1) turned off computer
2) took my HDD out of my sata 0 spot, put it in spot 1,
3) put my sdd in spot 0
4) turned on went into bios (set drives to AHCI (i was told to do this, it effects all drives)
5) installed windows, at this point it knew both drives were there
6) on windows boots (its really slow for some reason now) it only detects the one drive the sdd, and its not seeing it in disk managment either.

any ideas?

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still no idea, i reinstalled without it hooked up, windows device manager says its there, disk manigment doesnt.
   
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still no idea, i reinstalled without it hooked up, windows device manager says its there, disk manigment doesnt.
Try reformatting/partition when i got my new drive it did the same thing and that fixed it
hope this helps mate
    
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ah im such an idiot, all i did (for this fix) was put windows disk in, and when i did the setup i saw that i didnt set a partion for my HDD, so i just set a partition, and restarted, and its working.

thanks alot +rep
   
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ah im such an idiot, all i did (for this fix) was put windows disk in, and when i did the setup i saw that i didnt set a partion for my HDD, so i just set a partition, and restarted, and its working.

thanks alot +rep
lol Glad to see its working now
    
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