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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 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. | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse TurkzZ November 20, 2006 9:20:27 PM how do i do that? | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>2nd HDD doesnt appear in My Computer but is detected in BIOS> Related ressources: Forum2nd SATA drive detected in BIOS but NOT in Windows Disk Management Forum2nd SATA Hard Drive Not Detected in BIOS or Setup ForumHard Disks - 2nd SATA drive detected in BIOS but NOT in Windows Disk Forum2nd hdd caddy make notebook freeze and cannot update BIOS ForumWhy doesn't Windows 8 recognize my 2nd SATA HDD ? ForumI have 1 HDD connected using IDE, 2nd not being detected SATA ForumWindows 8 recognizes 2nd Hard Drive, but BIOS doesn't Forum2nd SSD doesn't shown in My computer ForumAsus MAXIMUS V GENE 2nd SSD isn't detected ? Forum2nd Sata Hard Drive not Detected in BIOS ForumHDD doesn't appear on "my computer " ForumPC Doesn't start after removing 2nd hdd and changing boot order ForumPROBLEM!! Finished Install, Win 7 doesn't see 2nd HDD ForumExtra hard drive detected in bios but not 'My Computer ' ForumBIOS Doesn't Detect HDD ForumSSD and HDD , 2nd drive not showing ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumHard lesson in backing up HDD Need some advice ForumAdding 2nd HD ForumExternal HDD Help More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !