Added hard drive, not showing

Hi all,

I have a seagate external 1TB hard drive ( http://www.seagate.com/external-hard-drives/desktop-hard-drives/expansion-hard-drive/)

I do have data on it.

So, I removed the hard drive from its case and installed it into my computer using the SATA connection.

When Windows 7 loads I can not see the added hard drive inside my computer.

However, when I use device manager I can see the two hard drives there (see image).

Screenshot of hard drives
Now, I have read up a lot about this and seemingly changing the drive letter will allow it to show up. However, I only get two options when I right-click on the new drive: Delete Volume and Help.

I do have a backup of the data on this disc so am prepared to format if need be, however i need to know what I have to do in order to get the disc in a ready - to - use state.

Thanks in advance
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oconnork00Author Commented:
Hi,

So I went into the registry and followed option 2: http://screencast.com/t/ebJM7FqY

The problem is though that those drive letters (apart from C,D and J) look like the sd card etc drive letters.

Which one do I change?
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oconnork00Author Commented:
Also, if I am to use one of those registry settings, which one?
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pjwallisCommented:
Hi,
If you go into the first screen dump and where it says in the red highlight box
Healthy (Primary Partition) and right mouse click you can select a drive letter for this drive.

You might have to format it after this. It's the next selection down from the select drive letter.

Hope this helps. Let me know.

pjwallis
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oconnork00Author Commented:
pjwallis,

I mentioned that in my initial post - there is no option to change the drive letter but here's a screenshot just in case: http://screencast.com/t/CZMKZUudvUp

Cheers
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oconnork00Author Commented:
No option to change drive letter
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pjwallisCommented:
Hi,
Sorry I tried to edit it  anyway. . . .

Just delete the volume and start again. I'm assuming you have a backup of any data on the disk.
 
pjwallis
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oconnork00Author Commented:
Ended up deleting and creating simple drive so this worked well. Thanks
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