HP dv7 will not recognize the second hard drive

My HP dv7-2185dx running Windows 7 will not recognize the second hard drive, bios recognizes this Intel Rapid storage acknowledges.

Main hard drive is a 1 to install a second hard drive to 500 GB.


Try the following.

Judgment of the laptop and unplug the 2nd HARD drive.

Robinet tap away at the key esc that you start the computer to launch the Start Menu, and then select f10 to open the bios menu.  Press f5 to load the default values (sometimes it's f9, but the menu below indicates the correct key), use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and press ENTER.  Press f10 to save the setting and still use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and press on enter.

When windows has reloaded, download and reinstall the Chipset driver at the following link.

Chipset Driver - Windows 7.

When this is finished, stop the laptop.

Reconnect the 2nd HARD drive, then start Notepad and let Windows take over completely for a few minutes before checking if the reader appears in the lower part of the disk management window.

Kind regards

DP - K

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