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Lambert002, Jan 10, 2008 #14 Gulo Luseus Joined: May 12, 2007 Messages: 2,416 Woo Hoo!! 2 fixes, and a love you Gulo Luseus, Jan 10, 2008 #15 Sponsor This Aug 2, 2007 Hard drive won't boot. Cheers mate! Leave a comment Helpful +0 Report bob May 19, 2009 06:25AM as explaned in no:3 everything works great,and if you have a new empty that your computer will not recignise ,right weblink

Get the answer mjklaserMar 18, 2011, 11:21 PM Thanks so much for your help. If you have 2 disks, you should see Disk 0 and disk 1, as well as any external drives, cd/dvd drives etc. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Advertisement Nodes Thread Starter Joined: Apr 16, 2007 Messages: 3 Hey guys, I've been Googling trying to find a solution to my particualr https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installing-2nd-hard-drive-in-vista.563011/

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The Intel ones (yellow) have the exact same outcome. You can keep track of the drive format by watching the Formatting: xx% progress in the Status field.Note: Formatting a hard drive in Windows could take a very long time if zf2654, Jan 4, 2008 #12 Rich-M Joined: May 3, 2006 Messages: 22,417 I just don't get it.

Here's my question: I would like to add a second hard drive with Windows 7 64-bit OS to this desktop. Thanks again for saving me HOURS! When you do, either dismiss it or it quickly dismisses itself. cheers.

Same problem with new, Vista does recognize the drive but only if it is on USB external and only if it is not plugged into the computer when booting. Two Hard Drives With Different Operating Systems Installing 2nd Hard Drive in Vista Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by Nodes, Apr 16, 2007. In (probably) disk 1, will be the new disk. Unfortunately you already have the best FREE antivirus for Vista, so welcome to the world of nagware.

Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Computer problem? I ended up re-installing vista, everything now works perfectly.. This i sprobably a bugger to use because vista hides too mant things away- took me a long long time to get here!! It may even be that just installing the new OS will automatically set up a boot menu.

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If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. More Bonuses Anyway, as I said, no answers I am afraid, just more questions! Install Os On Second Hard Drive i'll check the bios settings tonight and see if i can find the hotfix! Dual Boot Two Hard Drives When I select partition and make it active it says The selected disk is not a fixed basic MBR disk.

The drive is detected in Bios, and works fine in linux using the Fuse/Ntfs-3g solution. have a peek at these guys If anyone tries to recommend AVG, please do not listen! Since I still have Vista, can you folks recommend the best alternative anti-virus/anti-malware software that is FREE? Stay logged in Sign up now! How To Install A Second Hard Drive Windows 10

I do have a different motherboard (ASUS A8n SLI Prem). Just say yes. Nodes. http://newsgrouphosting.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-keeps-runing-in-vista.php AaaH!

Please try again now or at a later time. Hopefully someone can help me...I've been messing with this for hours, and it's stressing me out. Out of interest, i ended up flashing the bios to the latest release, installed the latest intel chipset drivers etc..etc.

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mjklaserMar 19, 2011, 9:10 PM Ijack said: Boot off the DVD (after you have put the new disk in). So I try to assign one and I get the following message: "The operation failed to complete because the Disk Management console view is not up-to-date. My second hard drive (both 1TB Western Digitals) was listed as offline. Key not only work but it is genuine.

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How do I get the OS to load onto the new drive without knowing its assigned drive letter? After a lot of different tests and tries, we, WD and I, decided that drive was not working properly, and they provided a new one. But Doesn't Always Erase ItWhen you format a drive in Windows, data may or may not truly be erased. this content IjackMar 18, 2011, 11:53 PM Boot off the DVD (after you have put the new disk in).

How do I get Windows downloaded to my solved How to transfer your operating system from Hard Drive to SSD solved What happens if your hard drive fails with your operating Maybe the linux on the drive created a messed up mbr or something on it that confuses the computer.