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Just got a secondary SSD for a HP 9470m ultrabook and have installed, can see it in device manager but not showing up as another drive - do i need to set something in BIOS etc?
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You need to initialize it first. Right click on My computer - Manage - Disk Management. Is there any second Drive which requires initialization and creating new partition?
If yes then right click on free space and select Create partition. Follow the wizard and apply it. Then it will show itself as D or G in My Computer.
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and you should assign it a drive letter as well !
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If he follows the Windows Disk Management wizard then the drive letter will be assigned automatically.
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