Dell T5500 not recognising additional hard drive

  Aristocatman 21:26 12 Jan 2015
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I have a second user Dell T5500 workstation a recent purchase. As I had a spare 1000gB hard drive I installed it in the spare bay& connected to SATA 1 cables at the location. Problem is drive is not detected. I ran the Dell website diagnostic all clear but drive not detected. Operating system is Windows 7 pro.Can't find any means of detecting disk it is a working OK disk, removed it from a caddy it was detected when in the caddy via USB. Bit stumped here drive is not essential but would be useful as extra storage.

  lotvic 22:02 12 Jan 2015

Go into Bios setup and change the setting for SATA 1 port so that BIOS can detect the Harddrive connected. (I had same problem on my Dell)

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