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Vista does not see my 2nd hard drive at all?

by burty955 / March 18, 2009 4:52 AM PDT

vista cant see the 2nd drive in the bios or via device manager and im starting to get a bit p**sed off!
Iahve had to re install vista recently and since then i cant see it it picks up my c drive and my d drive(cd/dvd) but not the samsung hard drive.
I have to say sorry in advance as im not as techy as you guys probably are so any help would be very very welcome!

Kev

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"vista cant see the 2nd drive in the bios "
by anmor / March 18, 2009 6:22 AM PDT

If bios can't see it, the fault is not Vista's.
Check the connections, power and data cables, make sure they are fully seated and that the cables are not damaged.
As you have failed to heed the note in red, I can't make any further guesses.

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huh?
by burty955 / March 18, 2009 7:19 PM PDT

Failed to heed the note in red?

Im sorry i dont follow you!

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The red text...
by John.Wilkinson / March 18, 2009 10:49 PM PDT
In reply to: huh?

Every time you post the following note is displayed in red text:

<b style = "font-weight:normal; color:red">Note: If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.</b>

As anmor said, Windows Vista has nothing to do with the system BIOS, so if the drive is not listed there then there is a hardware problem that needs addressing. However, very few details were provided in your original post.

John

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