Windows 10: Having issues installing a 3rd hd please help.

Discus and support Having issues installing a 3rd hd please help. in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I'm trying to install a new 1tb western digital hard drive, and whenever its hooked into my system I am unable to boot. I've tried changing the boot... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Kleyton, Feb 17, 2016.

  1. Kleyton Win User

    Having issues installing a 3rd hd please help.


    I'm trying to install a new 1tb western digital hard drive, and whenever its hooked into my system I am unable to boot. I've tried changing the boot set up and changing around the sata cables. any help will be appreciated.

    :)
     
    Kleyton, Feb 17, 2016
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    Vardhaman Shetti, Feb 17, 2016
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    Robert Aldwinckle on forums, Feb 17, 2016
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  4. jds63 Win User

    Having issues installing a 3rd hd please help.

    This for a primary drive for the OS ? Booting from installation disc properly ? Wait a minute, sorry, just a 3rd drive and already have OS installed ?
     
    jds63, Feb 17, 2016
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  5. Winuser Win User
    Is the drive defective? Any way you can try it in another computer?
     
    Winuser, Feb 17, 2016
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  6. Kleyton Win User
    Just installing a third drive, my other two drives contain the boot info and such
     
    Kleyton, Feb 17, 2016
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  7. Kleyton Win User
    no I have no way to test it in another computer
     
    Kleyton, Feb 17, 2016
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  8. Britton Win User

    Having issues installing a 3rd hd please help.

    Go into BIOS and see if the drive shows up in the devices list there, if you can please. If it shows there then the motherboard does see it. Also what is the wattage of your power supply unit?
     
    Britton, Feb 17, 2016
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  9. Kleyton Win User
    I've went into the bios the drive indeed shows up, and my power supply is a 500w Evga 80+ bronze
     
    Kleyton, Feb 17, 2016
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  10. Assuming the drive is blank, then it should come down to something in the boot process. Do you have a second controller on the motherboard to try? Can you remove your second drive and try this third one in it's place?
     
    DeaconFrost, Feb 17, 2016
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  11. Kleyton Win User
    The drive is indeed blank, I've checked over the boot process. I've changed the different sata ports and even taken out the second drive completely.
     
    Kleyton, Feb 17, 2016
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  12. Uninstall the drive. Boot system. Let it run for about 5 minutes, while system is running install the new hdd. If you can now see it then re-format the drive then, create one partition the size of the drive. In disk management you will have to designate a drive letter for your new hd drive. Do not install any OS on this drive unless you want to later. The drive should now be a storage device and not a boot device and should appear as such on your machine.Unless the new drive is bricked this is a relatively easy problem to solve.

    Windows 10 however causes some very unusual problems never seen before. imo. Also in the bios set boot order using windows boot manager to set your boot sequence if you can not a particular drive. On my pc with windows 10 I cannot delete any drive from boot chain or select what drive to boot from. It only works using windows boot manager to fire this thing up. 21st century stuff I guess.
     
    lopedoggie, Feb 17, 2016
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  13. Winuser Win User

    Having issues installing a 3rd hd please help.

    They can't format the drive. When it's installed the computer won't boot. That's why I think it may be a bad drive.
     
    Winuser, Feb 17, 2016
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  14. NavyLCDR New Member
    Are you getting an error when the computer refuses to boot such as "OS not found" or anything like that?
     
    NavyLCDR, Feb 17, 2016
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  15. Kleyton Win User
    No nothing like that, just a infinite boot
     
    Kleyton, Feb 17, 2016
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