Only 1 HDD recognized by bios Tags: SSD BIOS Computer Hard Drives Windows 7 Storage Last response: December 25, 2012 8:41 PM in Storage Share yex December 25, 2012 8:33:33 PM booted up new computer with Windows 7. Put the OS on the HDD, and windows does not even recognize the also installed SDD More about : hdd recognized bios hapkido December 25, 2012 8:41:34 PM Disconnect the mechanical hard drive so only the solid state drive is connected. Install Windows, then format the mechanical hard drive. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !