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HELP! Windows doesn't see hard drive after BSOD!

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by sonnytiger, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. sonnytiger

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    OK so my computer bsods for no apparent reason every once in a while. Now despite how that sounds it has never been a problem before, nothing ever happened after a restart (the bsod is the clock interrupt signal on a secondary processor one, i think its related to overclocking which i am not doing (anymore)) But anyways so here's the main issue. after i restarted from a recent BSOD, when i booted back into windows my 320GB storage hard drive didn't show up under disk manager or in explorer. I shut down checked all the cables and tried starting up again and still no hard drive. When the bsod happened there was no grinding noises or anything like that at all, and the hard drive had been working just fine before then. Any ideas? Im running windows 7.
     
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    Have you tried different SATA slots on the motherboard, possibly other power connectors as well? And make sure the SATA cable it self is ok, but I assume you did that.

    Also, see if the HDD work in another system.
     
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    is the drive spinning up?
     
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    Can you see it in the BIOS?
     
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    Sorry guys for the trouble. Found the reason, device wasn't enabled in windows for some reason. :D
     

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