BIOS sees 2nd hard drive but windows 10 ("This PC") does not

Hey guys, I have my OS (Windows 10) installed on my 120GB SSD but I'd like to store most everything else on my TB hard drive. Issue is, windows isn't recognizing a hard drive. I've double checked my SATA plugs and it is getting power. Again, BIOS is recognizing that it's there... but not windows...
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More about bios sees 2nd hard drive windows
  1. If its new you have to format it in disk management
  2. Does it show up in disk management? Is it on a different SATA controller than what your SSD is on? If so, do you have the driver for that controller installed?
  3. Do I then convert it to a dynamic disk?
  4. Yeah, I found it in disk management and formatted it and it is now all unallocated space
  5. Best answer
    You do NOT want to convert to Dynamic disk. Right click on the unallocated space, and select format. Select NTFS, and give it a drive letter. You will then be able to use that drive in windows.
  6. When I right click the only options are:
    >New simple volume
  7. Ok got it. I had to click on new simple volume to be able to make it NTFS. Thank you for your help!!!
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