Windows 7 not recognizing my Kingston SSD Tags: Hard Drives Kingston Storage Last response: May 5, 2012 12:59 AM in Storage Share JoeScho May 4, 2012 4:38:30 AM Hello, I just pruchased parts for a new computer: Motherboard: Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 Hard Drive: Kingston Hyper X 3K SSD (120 GB) I have installed these and other pieces and when I go to install windows it says it cant find a hard drive. When I look in the BIOS it recognizes the hard drive there when I have it under IDE. Why does BIOS see it and Windows does not? More about : windows recognizing kingston ssd Dereck47 a c 523 G Storage May 5, 2012 12:59:30 AM You have 4 6Gb/s ports on your motherboard. Make sure your SSD is connected to one of the 2 Intel 6Gb/s ports (SATA3_0 or SATA3_1), not one of the 2 Marvell 6Gb/s ports (GSATA3_5 or GSATA3_6). Also make sure the Intel ports are in AHCI mode. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedInstalled Wİndows 7 to SSD, not recognizing HDD. solution Installing Windows 7 on a Kingston SSD and it's asking for device drivers solution My Kingston DT101 G2 pen drive 8gb is not recognized by windows 7 and it doesnt show when plugged int he computer. solution Best way to setup my new Kingston SSD drive in Windows 7 Forum Kingston ssd windows 7 install Forum Problems formatting and partitioning Kingston SSD for Windows 7 install Forum Solvedkingston v300 ssd boot up time and windows rate solution SolvedNew SSD recognized everywhere but Windows 7 solution SolvedMy SSD doesn't get recognized in Windows 7 solution SolvedWhy is my Kingston v300 SSD slower after less than a month? Windows Index for disk transfer down from 8.1 to 8.0 solution SolvedWindows 7 Recognize SSD as an SSD Forum SolvedWindows not recognizing SSD solution Windows 7 "Disk read error occurred" SSD not recognized solution SolvedWindows7 fresh installation not recognizing my sata-harddrives under AHCI solution SolvedWindows 7 Not Recognizing HDs solution SolvedWindows 7 system only recognizing 16GB out of 32GB newly installed RAM solution SolvedWindows 7 Usb tool not recognizing flash drive. solution SolvedWindows 7 not recognizing my 5.1 Surround Sound. solution SolvedFailed Custom Windows 7 Install on New HDD (Boot Mgr Missing followed by installer not recognizing HDD) solution Windows 7 Not Recognizing Graphics Card solution More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !