2nd HDD doesnt appear in My Computer but is detected in BIOS Tags: Hard Drives BIOS Computer Storage Last response: November 20, 2006 9:20 PM in Storage Share TurkzZ November 19, 2006 9:27:24 PM I have 2 HDD on SaTA, but only 1 appears in My Computer. Can this be fixed? More about : 2nd hdd doesnt computer detected bios Uber_sven November 19, 2006 11:06:16 PM are you running this second drive thru a RAID chip? if so you will have to install drivers for the RAID chip first. otherwise, go into device manager in windows and see if its dectected there - might need to be formatted before windows will recognise it as a 2nd drive. papi4baby November 19, 2006 11:25:13 PM right click my computer, click on manage, and you have to add to it windows, your should figure it out once you do what i just told you. Related resources 2nd hard disk not detected in my computer and device manager but visible in bios menu - Forum My bios detects my hdd but windows 7 doesnt - Forum Bios detects HDD but Windows Recovery doesnt - Forum HDD doesn't appear on "my computer" - Forum My old HDD doesn't detect by bios - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer TurkzZ November 20, 2006 3:55:20 PM when i go to comoter managment and add the new HDD it says unallocated, i think i have to format it as has no NTFS or FAT next to it like my other working hdd does. how can i formatt my pc in safe mode as i cnt get into windows at the minute. sruane November 20, 2006 4:11:55 PM Quote:when i go to comoter managment and add the new HDD it says unallocated, i think i have to format it as has no NTFS or FAT next to it like my other working hdd does. how can i formatt my pc in safe mode as i cnt get into windows at the minute. You first have to put a partition on it, then format it. TurkzZ November 20, 2006 9:20:27 PM how do i do that? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources After BSOD and new HDD install, BIOS doesn't detect HDD. Forum SolvedBios detects second HDD but Win7 Sp1 Doesn't Forum SolvedHard Disk doesn't work in new computer and appear blue screen Forum HDD is not spinning up or being detected in bios. Brand new computer i built. Forum 2nd HDD not showing up in my computer, shows up in BIOS Forum GA-EP45-DS3L MoBo - installing 2nd SATA HDD, BIOS won't detect Forum Motherboard BIOS doesn't detect IDE HDD Forum Solvedhow to fix a Seagate portable hard drive that doesnt appear in device manager, disk management or my computer Forum BIOS Doesn't Detect HDD Forum SolvedExternal harddrive usb doesnt appear in my computer Forum SolvedWindows accepts my hard drive but doesnt appear in My Computer. Forum IDE hdd works on one computer but doesnt detect in the other computer Forum BIOS detects HDD but OS installation doesn't Forum SolvedLaptop Hdd is not getting detected neither in bios nor in windows Forum HDD Recovery doesn't appear after pressing F12. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !