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Old 02-19-2018, 01:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How to get windows to recognize second hard drive

I reformatted my hard drive. When selecting partitions I deleted the second hard drive and it showed as unallocated space. I want it to show up as the E drive because I already installed my primary hdd as the C drive and I would like it as back up. The E drive does not show it in disk management How can I make Windows recognize it?

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Old 02-20-2018, 04:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The question being why did you delete your E drive partitions when it wasn't necessary to do it outside of Windows? If it's not showing up in disk management something else is happening. I would try diskpart to see if it's listed as a disk there and if not see if it's still recognized in the bios.
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