HDD Not Recognized by Windows Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Computer Storage Last response: November 13, 2010 10:40 AM in Storage Share Anonymous a b G Storage November 11, 2010 3:15:09 AM i just got a new western digital 2tb hard drive and it wont be recongnized by my computer and i try to go to disk managment and it says disk not ready helpppp More about : hdd recognized windows dEAne a b G Storage November 11, 2010 6:02:08 AM Please check both the data and power cable connected securely to this drive and go to your BIOS make sure this drive is detected then go back to Windows Disk Management. buwish a b G Storage November 13, 2010 6:32:37 AM The title of this topic has been edited by Buwish Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Plumble a b G Storage November 13, 2010 10:40:13 AM Which motherboard do you have? A there are quite a few that will not recognise 2TB drives. Nvidia 750 chipset for instance. Some of the Asus boards as well. I even had to update firmware on my RAID cards to accept 1.5TB drives. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHdd not recognized by bios or windows ForumUsed external HDD to boot Linux. Now it's not recognized by Windows ForumOld Sata1 HDD not recognized in Bios if mixed with Sata2 drives ForumWindows 7 install HDD not recognized ForumHDD not recognized in AHCI mode in W7 ForumSecondary HDD Not Recognized Forum3TB HDD not recognized by OS ForumWhy second internal sata hdd is not recognized by bios ForumSATA 6 HDD Recognized by Window but Won't Work ForumReplacing hdd in HP Envy Sleekbook with ssd - Not being recognized .. ForumHDD not being recognized ? ForumSeagate Freeagent External HDD running, but not recognized ForumExternal HDD recognized but not shown anywhere ForumOnly 1 HDD recognized by bios ForumExt hdd only recognized by 1 of 3 PC's ForumWin7 64bit won't load ~ Bios? ~ HDD Not Recognized ForumHDD not recognized , help! ForumProblamatic HDD is not recognized after unplugged without safe remove ForumImation HDD not recognized - PLEASE help! ForumFirst SSD advice? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !