my Second SSD drive is not appearing or accessable thru windows explorer..

Despawn 21 Reputation points

i have read an rechecked many of the forum posts. the drive is being seen in BIOS , its also appearing in the device manager, the setting in BIOS is set to ACHI, i have also checked all the cables for secure connection and even tried different brand new cables with the same result..

i am currently runing windows 7 also if you need any other information reguarding system specs please ask..

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  1. Pope_Innocent_3rd 316 Reputation points

    Did you already initialize the drive?
    Windows doesnt show the drive if you have only plugged SATA and SATA power in.
    In Disk management do a right click on the new drive "unallocated" and do a right click. choose new partition, give it a letter and size and follow the wizard. you should be good to go after that.

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  1. Despawn 21 Reputation points

    ok when i right click i only get the option of convert to dynamic disk or to a GPT disk it doesnt give me a create new partition option