Windows 10 - How to Activate New Hard Drives and SSD’s Not Showing Up

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If your new HDD or SSD is not showing up and you have them properly installed in to your motherboard follow the steps on this video.

This tutorial will also work for Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 devices.

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Most of us probably use only one hard disk drive in the computer, but some people who need more space, tend to use two, as well. And some of the users who are using the second hard drive have reported that their computer isn’t able to detect the second one, after Windows 10 upgrade. So we came up with a couple of solutions, which, I hope, will solve the problem.

When a computer won't recognize a secondary hard drive or second hard drive not showing up properly, you must follow some do's and don'ts. At the same time, identify the root of the problem and find corresponding solutions.

This tutorial will apply for computers, laptops, desktops,and tablets running the Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7 operating systems.Works for all major computer manufactures (Dell, HP, Acer, Asus, Toshiba, Lenovo, Samsung).