troubleshooting Question

Disk drive only mountable when waking from sleep

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I have a working Vista 64bit PC to which I added a second SATA disk.  The BIOS sees the disk and is set to auto set its parameters.  I boot the PC but the disk is not visible to Vista.  However, if I let the PC sleep, then when it is awakened, the disk is there and able to be formatted with NTFS default clustersize.  I can then write files to the disk and all is well.  Until I reboot.  Then the disk is visible to BIOS but not Vista until it is time to wake up from sleep.  
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