Sony Vaio AR31S hard drive problem

  foxychops75 11:28 30 May 2011
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Hi there - I recently had my graphics card updated on my Sony Vaio laptop, but now I seem to have lost 50% of my hard drive. I should have drives 0 & 1 with 120 GB of space on each, but I only have drive 0 showing. Is there a way to access this? Any help would be gratefully received - many thanks!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:41 30 May 2011

Have a look to see if its in disk management.

If not there then reboot into BIOS and see if the drive shows up there.

  woodchip 19:01 30 May 2011

Does this have two drives or one drive two Partitions?

  woodchip 19:03 30 May 2011

According to this it should have 2 120 gig drives

Hard Drive Link

  woodchip 19:04 30 May 2011

So as Fruit Bat /\0/\ it should show in Disc Manager And in BIOS

  foxychops75 21:41 30 May 2011

Thanks for the replies - yes it should have 2 x 120GB hard drives. I've tried disk management and it doesn't show up in there, and I'm not sure how to reboot through BIOS - is it by pressing X or some other key during start up? Cheers

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:02 30 May 2011

TRy removing and refitting the drive to remake the contacts.

F2 key as it first switched on to get BIOS

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