Read your manual as to the key or key combo to enter the bios. If the drive is not detected in the bios, no operating system will ever see the drive.**** Next is the drive in question IDed in the bios? ****
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Bios and windows are very different things. The bios starts before windows. If you are sure the drive is detected in the bios, then do the following.My BIOS detects the drive right from the start of Windows
Do you have an icon for the drive in This PC or my computer?When it's all loaded, My Computer "shows zero" onto it.
Screenshot of disk mgt is a brilliant idea.Bios and windows are very different things. The bios starts before windows. If you are sure the drive is detected in the bios, then do the following.
Post a screenshot of disk management. To get to disk management start>run and type in "diskmgmt.msc" without quotes. Once disk management opens, hit the PrtScn key on your keyboard. Open whatever picture/file viewer you use ie paint, irfanview, whatever. Click edit>paste. Save the file as a jpg type of file and upload it here using the upload a file button.
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