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type : LIST DISK. Aug 31, 2010 #3 Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797 +116 You should be able to use the maximum amount of SATA devices for the given ports on your motherboard. Save settings, and exit BIOS. One of the answers solved my problem of installing a second SATA HDD and it not showing as a lettered drive. check over here

It still the power lights are still on, but I just can't get it to show up. Drivers and Hardware Microsoft Just Fixed One of the Biggest Windows Update Annoyances...Source Windows 10 News [Query]2nd internal HDD marked as 'system'-how to change?Dear All, I have 2 internal HDDs connected and when i change it from IDE to AHCI i get a blue screan wen windows is loading. I'd back up that key first though, just in case I made a typo.

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by R. defective drive Try the drive in 1. at all* It's a little extra feature with absolutely no downside, nobody coerces you to actually use it. #12 Voo, Oct 14, 2010 sub.mesa Senior member Joined: Feb 16, 2010

That's a nice, but rather unimportant detail. When you right click you are given two options "Convert to Dynamic Disk" or "Help". I got around this by hiding my taskbar and using a photoshopped desktop background with the "safely remove" icon crossed out. #10 RebateMonger, Oct 14, 2010 jez006 Member Joined: Oct Eject Internal Hard Drive Windows 10 Proffitt Forum moderator / February 4, 2011 6:01 AM PST In reply to: Could well be Let me lead with when this one hit it was an area I rarely expected

This happens if the SATA controller is set to AHCI mode. External Hard Drive Showing As Removable Disk Someone else already did that. ha14 June 13, 2013 at 9:55 pm 1) Right-click on “My Computer” then Click on “Manage” or open Computer management from cntrol panel then administrative tools http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/what-are-administrative-tools 2) Double-click “Disk Management” Computer Type: PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number: self made OS: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Motherboard: Asrock Z77 OC Formula Quote Username2012 Posts : 2 Windows 10 Pro 64-bit New 30 Sep

Now my C drive doesn't show as removable! External Hard Drive Removable Disk He can even 'hide' said icon. #6 Elixer, Oct 14, 2010 jez006 Member Joined: Oct 4, 2010 Messages: 102 Likes Received: 0 Nothinman said: ↑ Having 1 extra icon in thanks Report Artchiej- Feb 13, 2009 at 06:39 PM Thanks, couldn't find help anywhere else. ok i found out how to do that i switched from ide to AHCI now and the pc didn't crash.

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Report Bassboy- Apr 15, 2010 at 08:36 AM Thanks xpcman...same problem I have. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 31, 2011 5:22 AM PST In reply to: That's find for sata. Hard Drives Showing As Removable Windows 10 It just looked like it did or could before you bought it. Windows 10 Thinks My Hard Drive Is Removable and got into windows and still no sign of the old drive wich all my programms were on.

The repair entries found no problems that I could see.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I had a mystery machine that did that with NEW parts. http://diskpocalypse.com/hard-drive/recovering-data-w-sata-ide-to-usb-help.php Did you install the manufacturers supplied drivers of go with the default windows drivers? any ideas? This is not a big problem but an anonyance. Ssd Showing As Removable Disk Windows 10

If the hard drive then reads you know the hard disc is fine. The SSD is still waaaaay faster than any HDD. #19 fffblackmage, Oct 14, 2010 Voo Golden Member Joined: Feb 27, 2009 Messages: 1,684 Likes Received: 0 sub.mesa said: ↑ So Report Sujit- Apr 11, 2010 at 03:05 AM Thanks boss, I was about to return the HDD as I thought it has some problems, but followed ur instruction, and I succeeded. http://diskpocalypse.com/hard-drive/need-help-with-fdd-and-sata.php When I click "Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media", all my fixed drives are listed along with the USB drive.

Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now Treatasinternalport Intentional Change? I know what you mean when you say i can hide the icon but when i put in a memory stick it would be nice if it was the only removable

Those you probably would want to hide as well; except external optical drives. #24 sub.mesa, Oct 15, 2010 jez006 Member Joined: Oct 4, 2010 Messages: 102 Likes Received: 0 Majic

BIOS restarted and it booted up OK.The system seems slower (disk access), and that's a concern but I'm delaying judgement for now.I'm still searching for information on Intel's Rapid Storage Technology Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Connect the SATA connectors to the motherboard, and then turn on your PC and head into BIOS. Hard Drive Showing As Removable Disk Windows 10 Thanks, Jez #1 jez006, Oct 14, 2010 Loading...

my advice is to follow the link and download the software on the site of the harddrive manufactuer; Such as this link to Western Digital drives site, this will show the Thankfully it's not showing up on either my notebook nor desktop running Windows 7 (both with Core 2 Intel chipsets running Microsoft's drivers with Seagate drives). Aug 31, 2010 #8 dutcher TS Rookie Topic Starter actualy when i took a better look at it it didnt have an ide connection confused it with my dvd drive. have a peek at these guys they will erase the data on it while thinking they are fixing it.

http://www.EpicDataRecovery.com Report p130686- Jan 28, 2009 at 08:35 AM Hi I have a IDE 80 GB HDD already attached. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages. So indeed be careful about pulling the plug on your external HDD/usb media.

so i had to install windows 7 on the new 1 rebooted.... Go to run and type cmd then right click on it and choose run as administrator 2. i don't want to sacrifice performance of the ssd to get rid of the icon!Click to expand... You'll likely either need to repair your existing windows installation, or format and re-install a clean version to use it with AHCI mode.

G.Skill RAM crapped out on me Memory and Storage Dec 11, 2008 sub.mesa Senior member Joined: Feb 16, 2010 Messages: 611 Likes Received: 0 So what is the problem? so anyone that has an ssd with ahci enabled in their bios will experience this?