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Re-installed Windows 7 need to install second hard drive

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I am trying to have my computer see the factory installed 2nd drive so I can access it?

I have an Alienware X51 R2 that I have been bringing back to life. I loaded Windows 7 from the CD's which came with the computer.

What is happening is my C: Drive which is 240GB was partitioned correctly, and Windows 7 is all updated now. My DVD drive became drive D: which should be my 2nd internal factory installed harddrive 1TB. Device Manager sees it.

How do I get it live again and see it in File Explorer
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Go into admin tools ,storage and assign the 1tb a drive letter.
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Thank you worked great and I was able to label my drives the way it came from the factory
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