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 SolvedMy Hard Drive is not being recognized. Forum SolvedSSD was in raid, now just trying jbod and now they are not being recognized Forum SolvedKingston Hyper X isn't being recognized, WHY?! Forum SolvedSSD stopped being recognized after 1 day Forum SolvedIcy dock adapater Ide HDDs with windows xp installed not being read/recognized in windows 7. Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drives not being recognized on HP laptop! Forum SolvedMy SD card is not being recognized on my mobile and also PC Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !