Solved Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7 Installation Tags: Hard Drives Storage Gigabyte Motherboards Windows 7 Enclosure Last response: December 28, 2013 3:17 AM in Storage Share DanBrownlee December 21, 2013 8:42:04 PM When installing a hard drive into a desktop you use two connectors and not one. Hard drive is now recognized during installation and works fine More about : hard drive recognized windows installation siddharthmukul007 a b G Storage a c 79 V Motherboard December 21, 2013 8:51:03 PM you installed windows 7 into your 2 tb drive with the enclosure????? after you have installed windows, changing the sata mode will render the installation useless unless you do this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922976 m 0 l Emerald a c 93 G Storage a b V Motherboard a b $ Windows 7 December 21, 2013 8:57:06 PM if the Win7 USB stick is connected to a USB3 port, either load the USB3 drivers or try try using a USB2 port. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution DanBrownlee December 28, 2013 3:17:09 AM I installed the proper drivers, some extra but compatible ones so no worries there. Hard drives going into desktops take two connectors and not one, whoops. OS is installed now Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Hard drive not recognized when installing windows 7 pro Forum New build, Windows 7 won't recognize hard drive in installation Forum SolvedJust installed msata hard drive and fresh windows 7 install; laptop does not recognize sata hard drive Forum SolvedSecond Hard Drive not recognized Windows 7 Forum SolvedSata Hard drive not Recognized? Windows 7 Forum Problem loading Windows 7. Hard drive not recognized. Asks for Mass storage device driver Forum SolvedWindows 7 installation didn't recognise hard drive Forum Hard drivr recognized in bios, no drive detected in windows 7 setup Forum SolvedHard Drive not detected on WIndows 7 installation Forum SolvedDVD/CD Drive NOT recognized by WINDOWS 7 INSTALL DISC only on one of my systems. Forum Windows 7 installation wont detect hard drive Forum Seagate 2 TB External Hard Drive NOT Recognized on New Windows 7 PC Forum BIOS Detects Hard-Drive, but not my Windows 7 Installation - Unless my secondary hard-drive is plugged in.... VERY STRANGE Forum ASUS M5A99X EVO AM3+ Sata hard drive issues recognized by BIOS but windows 7 64 Forum SolvedWindows 7 installation problem with hard drive discovery Forum Hard Drive is not recognized During windows 7 insatallation Forum Hard Disk Drive not recognized during Windows XP or Windows 7 Setup Forum SolvedWindows 7 Installation Disk won't use/format hard drive Forum Error code 0x80070057 during format in windows 7 installation, Sometimes detects hard drive Forum Hard Drive Not Recognized in BIOS/Win 7 Install Asus M5A97 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !