Another problematic SATA drive

By vinnyirl
Sep 21, 2007
  1. Computer Specs:

    AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ 3.0GHz Socket AM2
    Asus M2N32-SLI Deluxe, nForce 590 SLI, Socket-AM2
    A-DATA DDR2 PC6400 4096MB CL5 Kit w/two matched DDR2 800 2048MB
    Western Digital Caviar SE16 500GB SATA2
    Western Digital Caviar SE16 160GB SATA2
    NEC DVD±RW burner AD-7173 IDE Black OEM
    AllinONE card reader
    OCZ GameXStream Powersupply ATX/EPS, (700W)
    Club3D GeForce 8800GTS 640MB GDDR3,
    Windows XP Pro x64 (SP2) 2003.
    Water cooled

    My Problem

    I have two SATA drives installed in the system a 160GB drive and a 500GB drive. The 160GB drive has windows installed on it and windows boots fine and works perfect. The problem is windows cannot see my 500GB drive, the bios sees the drive and even windows "Disk Management" can see it, although when I right click the drive in "Disk Management" I only get the options to set a new partition, properties or help and in properties the volume properties button is grayed out.

    So how can I resolve this?
  2. vinnyirl

    vinnyirl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Never mind i figured it out :/
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