My other hard drive was undetected.

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  1. sweater

    sweater Registered Member

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    Just wondering what's the possible cause of the hard drive was suddenly undetected by my pc.

    I tried to re-set sata cable etc...and even clean the hard drive pin connector with pencil eraser but still undetected. I even bought a brand new sata cable, but still the same.
     
  2. stapp

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    In Computer Management..Disk Management does the drive show? if it does, does it show as unallocated in which case it needs a drive letter assigning to it perhaps.
     
  3. sweater

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    I checked it there but it doesn't show.

    I was worried that it might got some damaged.
     
  4. Brian K

    Brian K Imaging Specialist

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    Can you see it in the BIOS?
     
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    No. It is not seen in the BIOS.

    I was wondering if this motherboard problem or hard drive failure or cable problem.
     
  6. Brian K

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    I'd try the HD in another computer. If it isn't seen in the BIOS it is dead.
     
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