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New Installed HDD Does Not Show Up


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#1 george321

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:18 PM

Hi. I am using a HP6620F with following properties

 

Operating System
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
CPU
    AMD Phenom II X4 830    32 °C
    Deneb 45nm Technology
RAM
    6.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 666MHz (9-9-9-24)
Motherboard
    FOXCONN 2AB1 (CPU 1)    33 °C
Graphics
    HP 2310 (1920x1080@59Hz)
    2943MB ATI Radeon HD 4200 (HP)
Storage
    931GB Western Digital WDC WD10EZEX-00BN5A0 ATA Device (SATA)    35 °C
    1863GB Western Digital WDC WD20EZRX-00D8PB0 ATA Device (SATA)    31 °C
    1863GB Western Digital WDC WD20EARS-00MVWB0 ATA Device (SATA)    33 °C
Optical Drives
    hp DVD A DH16ABLH ATA Device
Audio
    Realtek High Definition Audio

 

Storage
        Hard drives
                WDC WD10EZEX-00BN5A0 ATA Device
                    Manufacturer    Western Digital
                    Heads    16
                    Cylinders    121,601
                    Tracks    31,008,255
                    Sectors    1,953,520,065
                    SATA type    SATA-III 6.0Gb/s
                    Device type    Fixed
                    ATA Standard    ACS2
                    Serial Number    WD-WCC3F2256665
                    Firmware Version Number    01.01A01
                    LBA Size    48-bit LBA
                    Power On Count    231 times
                    Power On Time    53.7 days
                    Speed    7200 RPM
                    Features    S.M.A.R.T., NCQ
                    Max. Transfer Mode    SATA III 6.0Gb/s
                    Used Transfer Mode    SATA II 3.0Gb/s
                    Interface    SATA
                    Capacity    931 GB
                    Real size    1,000,204,886,016 bytes
                    RAID Type    None
                        S.M.A.R.T
                            Status    Good
                            Temperature    35 °C
                            Temperature Range    OK (less than 50 °C)
                                S.M.A.R.T attributes
                        Partition 0

            Partition ID    Disk #0, Partition #0
            File System    NTFS
            Volume Serial Number    20F44E6B
            Size    99 MB
            Used Space    34.1 MB (34%)
            Free Space    65 MB (66%)
        Partition 1
            Partition ID    Disk #0, Partition #1
            Disk Letter    C:
            File System    NTFS
            Volume Serial Number    F2F65309
            Size    931 GB
            Used Space    220 GB (23%)
            Free Space    710 GB (77%)
WDC WD20EZRX-00D8PB0 ATA Device
    Manufacturer    Western Digital
    Heads    16
    Cylinders    243,201
    Tracks    62,016,255
    Sectors    3,907,024,065
    SATA type    SATA-III 6.0Gb/s
    Device type    Fixed
    ATA Standard    ACS2
    Serial Number    WD-WCC4MDFAUVKR
    Firmware Version Number    80.00A80
    LBA Size    48-bit LBA
    Power On Count    7 times
    Power On Time    0.0 days
    Speed    5400 RPM
    Features    S.M.A.R.T., NCQ
    Max. Transfer Mode    SATA III 6.0Gb/s

    Used Transfer Mode    SATA II 3.0Gb/s
    Interface    SATA
    Capacity    1863 GB
    Real size    2,000,398,934,016 bytes
    RAID Type    None
        S.M.A.R.T
            Status    Good
            Temperature    31 °C
            Temperature Range    OK (less than 50 °C)
                S.M.A.R.T attributes
WDC WD20EARS-00MVWB0 ATA Device
    Manufacturer    Western Digital
    Heads    16
    Cylinders    243,201
    Tracks    62,016,255
    Sectors    3,907,024,065
    SATA type    SATA-II 3.0Gb/s
    Device type    Fixed
    ATA Standard    ATA8-ACS
    Serial Number    WD-WCAZA5992348
    Firmware Version Number    51.0AB51
    LBA Size    48-bit LBA
    Power On Count    1609 times
    Power On Time    554.9 days
    Features    S.M.A.R.T., AAM, NCQ
    Max. Transfer Mode    SATA II 3.0Gb/s
    Used Transfer Mode    SATA II 3.0Gb/s
    Interface    SATA
    Capacity    1863 GB
    Real size    2,000,398,934,016 bytes

RAID Type    None
    S.M.A.R.T
        Status    Good
        Temperature    33 °C
        Temperature Range    OK (less than 50 °C)
            S.M.A.R.T attributes
    Partition 0
        Partition ID    Disk #2, Partition #0
        Disk Letter    J:
        File System    NTFS
        Volume Serial Number    FA0B45E6
        Size    1862 GB
        Used Space    1733 GB (93%)
        Free Space    128 GB (7%)

 

I installed a new Western Digital hdd. It does not show up on Windows Explorer or Start/Computer but does show up on Device Manager and Pirform Speccy. How do I get it to listed on Explorer and Start/Computer. Thanks



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#2 george321

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:54 PM

I found the answer. Used Disk Management. Thanks anyway



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Posted 20 August 2014 - 03:01 PM

Glad you resolved it, thanks for the feedback...happy computing :).

 

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