Windows7 doesn't detect WD800 caviar Hard Drive Tags: Hard Drives Windows 7 Caviar Western Digital Storage Last response: August 14, 2010 8:43 PM in Storage Share I Bruise Easily August 12, 2010 2:05:53 PM hello i've recently installed windows7 ultimate x86 and the thing is it doesn't detect my (100% intact) Western Digital WD800 caviar HDD is there a driver that i need to install ? thanks. More about : windows7 detect wd800 caviar hard drive treefrog07 a b $ Windows 7 a b G Storage August 12, 2010 7:11:10 PM Did you enable IDE/PATA in your BIOS settings? Did you load the IDE/PATA drivers (probably jmircon 363 or 364) , if you have a recent motherboard - they are on the motherboard's installation CD. I Bruise Easily August 14, 2010 8:43:06 PM thanks for reply. well actually i don't understand b'coz the hard is all there in the BIOS and even in device manager ! but still i cant see it when i click on "computer" with the other HDDs ! is there a rationale for that ? and answering your Q. yes it is enabled in BIOS and yes it is updated by windows with the latest drivers !! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Western Digital 80GB 7200RPM 2MB CACHE IDE Bulk/OEM Hard Drive WD800 Forum My laptop acer aspire doesnt recognize my external hard drive in windows7 Forum Laptop doesn't detect hard drives Forum My Computer Doesn't Detect My FUJITSU Hard Drive Forum windows 8 doesnt detect hard drive! Forum [Pictures] Just upgraded my Alienware X51, now it doesn't even detect my Hard Drive. Help please! :( Forum Windows Doesn't detect Primary Hard Drive Forum Asus U81A laptop bios doesnt detect hard drive Forum My motherboard doesnt detect hard drive or cd drive Forum My PNP doesn't detect correct display after installing new hard drive Forum Bios doesn't detect Hard-Drive Forum HP dv4 laptop bios doesnt detect hard drive Forum My computer case RANDOMLY won't turn on doesn't detect hard drive? Forum Bios doesn't detect Hard Drive Forum Windows 7 doesnt detect second hard drive? Forum Toshiba satellite doesnt detect hard drive Forum Bios doesn't detect hard drive Forum Sufficient Power, but doesn't detect Hard Drive? Forum HDD doesnt detect on windows7 Forum My WD My Passport 1 Tb Hard drive gets detected but when i try to open any file on it, it doesnt open Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !