New build, Windows doesnt recognize 2nd HDD

Hi I built a new computer. When I go into the BIOS the motherboard recognizes it but in windows I cannot get it to come up as a useable disk. I have windows installed on a SSD.


ASrock970 extreme 4 Motherboard
AMD 8120 Processor
Kingston Hyperx 120 gb SSD
Seagate SV35 Series ST1000VX000 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Any help would be great. Thanks.
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    if this is a brand new drive then it likely has to be partitioned before windows can see it.

    follow this guide for some help
  2. Best answer selected by nfg22.
  3. Weird. My SSD was recognized right away. Thanks!
  4. no problem, your ssd was recognized because during the initial windows installation windows took care of partitioning the drive and it only does this to the drive you select to install windows on.
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