The hard drive is one of the most important components of a personal computer. It stores all the information of the user. Unfortunately, the user can face the fact that the computer just does not see the hard drive. This trouble occurs quite frequently, and it has a solution. The first thing you need to understand why the computer does not show the hard drive, and then to find a way to solve pressing problems.
Problems with hard disk and their resolution
The problem may be, for example, in the conflict of the hard drive with the motherboard. To solve this problem you need to insert the CD with the drivers from the HDD and install them.
In addition, the problem may be that BIOS E. in order to understand, whether so it actually, you have to log in myself and download the BIOS setting AHCI (Configure SATA As item). This setting you need to disable and restart the computer. If the problem really was that, that hard disk will be determined.
If the problem persists, then you can use another way. First you need to check the disk itself. You need to go to "start menu" and click on the "Computer", right-click. Will be a special menu where you select "Manage". It is worth noting that the launch control is only possible with administrator rights or. A window will open computer Management where you can find the item "disk Management". After clicking the information should appear on the computer drives and local hard disk in General). Need to find the local disk that is not visible and click the right mouse button. In the menu that appears, select the category "Change drive letter or drive path". Select a particular letter and the action confirmed. Usually such simple action is enough to get a computer to see the hard drive.
The problem may lie in the fact that not all cable can be connected to the hard drive. For this you need to disassemble the system unit and check, whether so it actually. If all cables are connected, then you need to watch the wire, maybe they are corrupted. If everything is in order, it is likely that the problem lies with the disk itself and you need to look for a replacement. Just in case not to waste extra money, you can ask it from friends and connect to PC. If the computer sees it, you will have to buy a new one.