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Recognizing 2nd hard drive issues after reinstalling Windows 7

I just did a complete wipe of a pc that had two drives on it (using DBAN). The wipe went fine and reinstalling Windows 7 went fine, but the second drive isn't showing up in the directory. How do I get Windows to recognize it again?
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    Have you checked the disk manager?
    I don't know DBAN, but if you did a "complete wipe" it may very well have erased all partitions, so you have to create new ones.
  2. Olle P said:
    Have you checked the disk manager?
    I don't know DBAN, but if you did a "complete wipe" it may very well have erased all partitions, so you have to create new ones.


    Thanks for the advice. Apparently, that's pretty much what happened. I found this article that walked me through using Disk Manager.
    http://www.dummies.com/computers/operating-systems/windows-7/how-to-install-a-sata-drive-in-a-windows-7-desktop-computer/
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