Re: PC not recognising new internal hard drive
Go into your BIOS and enable the second SATA controller. Your motherboard
manual will tell you how.
The screen you see when when you start your machine will tell you which key
to press to access the BIOS, but you need to be quick.
"zambeezi" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I've added and extra hard drive because I'm always low on disk space but
> I can't get the PC to recognise the new drive.
> Dell Inspirion 531 with Vista Home Premium 32 bit.
> In the BIOS settings are as follows:
> SATA 0: Hard drive
> SATA 1: DVD drive
> SATA 2: None
> SATA 3: None
> SATA 2 and 3 are greyed out and I don't know how to change it.