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my HDDs arent showing up

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i finished my build today, i have 1 SDD which i installed windows 7 on and 2 1tb HDDs which showed up when i picked where to install windows but they dont show up on windows explorer they seem to show up on bios but i dont think theyre configured or something. please help :/
post #2 of 5
You need to initialize them in disk management and create a simple volume then all should be ok
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1Tb Samsung F3, 1Tb Baracuda LG Supermulti Win 7 HP 32" Samsung 1080p 
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how do i do that
sorry this is my first build, im such a noob :/
post #4 of 5
Start - Control Panel - Administrative Tools - Computer Management - Disk Management
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Q6600
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 E0 DFI LanParty LT P35-T2R 2 x HD4670QT512P CF Patriot PVS24G8500ELKN 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Stock pfsense Acer H233H Antec EarthWatts 430 
CaseAudio
custom onboard 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 B3 Lapped @ 3.4 GA-EP45-UD3R EVGA 9600GSO 384m 96SP 4G (2x2) Patriot Viper PC2-8500 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
80g Maxtor, 320WDC. 320Seagate NEC ND-3550 & LiteOn CM Hyper 212+ w/PP Blademasters XP Pro SP3 
MonitorPowerCase
Acer H233H Rosewill RG630-S12 NZXT BetaEVO 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6420 GA-P35-DS3L GeForce 7300LE 2G PNY PC2-6400 
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80Gig WDC SATA NEC ND3540A Win 7 Ultimate 64bit/XP Pro Acer H233H 
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Control panel/Administrative tools/Computer Management/Disk Management.

Right click/Create simple volume (i think)

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i7 920 D0 @ 4.2 (1.28v) Asus Rampage II Extreme MSI 570 TF3 PE SLI 6G DDR3 Corsair Dominator, PC3-12800 (1600mhz) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1Tb Samsung F3, 1Tb Baracuda LG Supermulti Win 7 HP 32" Samsung 1080p 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G11 Tagan ITZ 1300W HAF 932 Logitech G500 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 D0 @ 4.2 (1.28v) Asus Rampage II Extreme MSI 570 TF3 PE SLI 6G DDR3 Corsair Dominator, PC3-12800 (1600mhz) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1Tb Samsung F3, 1Tb Baracuda LG Supermulti Win 7 HP 32" Samsung 1080p 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G11 Tagan ITZ 1300W HAF 932 Logitech G500 
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