I did an upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 Home Premium. I did a clean install, not an upgrade. I had 2 hard drives on the PC. At the start of the process, it asked it I wanted to partion drives. I responded yes and did the reboot from the disk. Each
hard drive had 2 partitions under Vista. I wanted to move to 1 partition under Windows 7. It allowed me to delete the virtual drives and proceeded with the install. Everything when fine from there without any errors. When I check My Computer, only 1
of the drives is available. I went to device manager and the controller for the 2nd drive is there. It says it is working properly. I tried updating the driver and it said I had the latest driver. I checked the tab that shows drive statistics and it is
blank. At the bottom there is a populate button. I clicked it and it displays the statistics for the drive correctly. It doesn't make it available. if I exit and come back in the statistics are blank again. I have done reboots and it is still not available
under My Computer. How do I get Windows 7 to see this drive?
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Right click on My Computer, select Manage. On the following screen, click on Disk Management. On the right hand side, you should now see the drive. Assign it a drive letter and now it should be seen in Windows Explorer.
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