Hi, I have installed new SSD with Win7 64 bit, new SSD works perfect, however old HDD which I want to use as storage and to access old programs and photos and music and videos appears to be dead. All of the folders are "empty".
But if I unplug my SDD and replug HDD and boot from the HDD it will work perfectly and all the files are right where they belong.
So what gives, why can't I access my photos, docs, music etc. when the SDD is booted but I can when the HDD is booted.
Plug in both drives and start the pc. Immediately go into the motherboard's System BIOS. Check the storage drive section and see if both drives are listed. On newer motherboards the storage section might only show the C: drive initially. You'll have to add the hard drive and designate the ssd as the boot drive. That should solve the part of the problem for starters. There's more to do but it can wait.