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What can you do to locate the problem if you have installed a 2nd harddrive on your computer, but the system does not recognize it?

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Asked by Brendan_w_, Last updated: Apr 03, 2020

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Answered Sep 13, 2018

Verify that the BIOS has been configured to detect a 2nd hard disk drive.
Faulty master/slave settings

Sometimes BIOS has IDE slots, which are not used when a computer is delivered and are disabled. Another solution could be faulty master/slave settings on the new HDD.
 

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