Windows 7 doesnt recognize WD Sata Drive

hey everyone. just a a few questions in regards to sata drives. I have two sata HD's inside my new machine I just built. I have a WD Cavier Black Sata 6g 32mb cache 500g 7200rpm and a Samsung Spinpoint Sata 3g F2 1 tb 7200rpm 32 mb cache. I installed Windows 7 on the Samsung and that shows up fine under Hard Drives, but when I get into windows 7 it does not recognize the WD 500g??? I have the new Asus H67 M Evo with the new updated BIOS. Im really confused on what to do since this is my first time using windows. NEED HELP ASAP!!!
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  1. is the WD recognized in your BIOS?

    can you see the WD in the Disk Manager of Windows?
  2. yea I see it in the BIOS and in Device Manager
  3. in the Disk Manager does it have a drive letter assigned?

    if not you might have to partition, and format it here in the Disk Manager
  4. not sure ill take a look. thanks for you help too by the way
  5. where do I find disk manager. i see device manager but no disk manager.
  6. Emerald said:
    in the Disk Manager does it have a drive letter assigned?

    if not you might have to partition, and format it here in the Disk Manager


    how to I partition the disk? its cavier black 6 g so want to make sure this thing is running.
  7. thanks !!!!
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