HDD not being recognized? Tags: Windows 7 Computer Hard Drives SSD Storage Last response: September 9, 2012 4:00 PM in Storage Share Feriscool September 9, 2012 3:44:06 PM I just build my first computer, installed Windows 7 onto the SSD, then plugged in the HDD, only to find out it's not being recognized after a few hours. In Windows 7, under "Devices and Printers", it shows the HDD there: But, if I go to "Computer" to check if it's there, it only shows my SSD: What am I doing wrong? More about : hdd recognized Feriscool September 9, 2012 4:00:34 PM Update: I fixed it by formatting the Hard Drive. My question now is, how do I make the HDD the default driver (C: drive), and the SSD in the second drive (D: drive)? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNot all of HDD being recognized Forum Seagate HDD not being recognized by my computer Please Help! Forum HDD not being recognized by new mobo Forum HDD not being recognized by Windows Forum Hitachi HDD Not being Recognized by my Laptop Forum Toshiba external HDD not being recognized! Forum HDD not being recognized Forum Laptop HDD suddenly stopped being recognized in the External case. Forum Toshiba external HDD not being recognized! Forum Replacing hdd in HP Envy Sleekbook with ssd - Not being recognized.. Forum 2TB HDD is only being recognized as 875GB Forum OLD HDD NOT BEING RECOGNIZED Forum New HDD not being recognized? Forum Solved4TB HDDs only recognized as 1.6TB even after being made as Dynamic and GPT Forum SolvedHard Drive Problems!!! Only SSD being recognized? Hard drive is in drisk manager though Forum SolvedExternal hard drive is not being recognized in the disk management. Forum SolvedHow can I get data from my external that in not being recognized by my computer? Forum SolvedUSB not being recognized by PC Forum SolvedMy graphic card is not being recognized! Forum SolvedMy Hard Drive is not being recognized. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !