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So I changed my motherboard today and when I connected everything 1 hdd was showing up but the 2nd one did not. Its being shown in bios that its connected to sata port 2 but ist not in boot order, computer/disk management or diskpart the only time I can see it in diskpart is when I turn on windows 10 install and go to cmd from there.
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  1. Welcome to the TH Community, @Minderrr!

    I'd recommend you check how the second HDD would get recognized if you swap the SATA cables and use a different SATA port on the motherboard. Since it's a new mobo, make sure you have the latest SATA controller & Chipset drivers installed from your mobo manufacturer's official website. While on it, check your BIOS version and update to the latest one, if necessary.

    If you have access to another PC, check how this HDD would get recognized there as well. Posting some screenshots from Disk Management in Windows would be really helpful.

    Keep me posted with the troubleshooting!
    SuperSoph_WD
  2. SuperSoph_WD said:
    Welcome to the TH Community, @Minderrr!

    I'd recommend you check how the second HDD would get recognized if you swap the SATA cables and use a different SATA port on the motherboard. Since it's a new mobo, make sure you have the latest SATA controller & Chipset drivers installed from your mobo manufacturer's official website. While on it, check your BIOS version and update to the latest one, if necessary.

    If you have access to another PC, check how this HDD would get recognized there as well. Posting some screenshots from Disk Management in Windows would be really helpful.

    Keep me posted with the troubleshooting!
    SuperSoph_WD


    i did the swaping, all drivers up to date, on other pc works fine. https://gyazo.com/17d07e535ded89ac6e4459a6b6c9659f this is my disk manager. still not showing up.
  3. This sounds unfortunate, @Minderrr!
    However, you mentioned that the HDD pops up properly in other PCs, right? Whenever you connect it to your PC, do you hear the secondary HDD spin up? I'd also recommend going to DiskPart again, with the HDD connected while booted into Windows. Can you see it in the list disks?
    I'd also suggest you check Device Manager in Windows and see if the drive is listed in the disk drives there. (Expand Disk Drives to see all the attached SATA storage drives there). Have you tried clicking on Rescan Disks in Disk Management as well?

    Let me know how these steps go! Good luck!
    SuperSoph_WD
  4. SuperSoph_WD said:
    This sounds unfortunate, @Minderrr!
    However, you mentioned that the HDD pops up properly in other PCs, right? Whenever you connect it to your PC, do you hear the secondary HDD spin up? I'd also recommend going to DiskPart again, with the HDD connected while booted into Windows. Can you see it in the list disks?
    I'd also suggest you check Device Manager in Windows and see if the drive is listed in the disk drives there. (Expand Disk Drives to see all the attached SATA storage drives there). Have you tried clicking on Rescan Disks in Disk Management as well?

    Let me know how these steps go! Good luck!
    SuperSoph_WD


    i already did everything you said above more than once but everything is the same. The disk spins up, as i mentioned in bios it shows that its connected but its not shown in boot priority
  5. Best answer
    Hey there again, @Minderrr!

    Where exactly do you have the second HDD connected on the motherboard? I'd recommend plugging the primary and the secondary HDDs in the first available SATA ports on the mobo. I'm still not sure why you want your secondary HDD in the boot priority, though.
    You could also try disabling Secure Boot from the BIOS menu and launching CSM booting (Compatibility Support Module).

    Hope this works. Good luck!
    SuperSoph_WD
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