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Old 03-31-2006, 09:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question How to install another SATA drive?

Just hooked up my third sata drive and can't see the thing in My Computer. It's on BIOS and in Device Manager - where it says...

Type: Unknown
Status: Not Initilized

How do I get the drive working and online?
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Old 03-31-2006, 09:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Check if its all correctly connected. Make sure the power is connected also.

Make sure that in BIOS the sata port you have it connected to it enabled.
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Old 03-31-2006, 11:06 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Tried that, still nothing. Dunno if it matters but the hard drive I brought it the same model as the current one I'm using.



Both drives don't have jumpers - could that be an issue?
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Right click My Computer and pick Manage. From there go to Disk Management. You most likely need to initialize it from there.
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Thanks, that did the trick.
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