troubleshooting Question

A new internal hard drive shows up as "USB Drive" in My Computer

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2TB SATA HD shows up as USB Drive in My ComputerUSB to SATA Adapter2TB Internal HDHi,
 
 I have a Windows 10 PC with one 1TB internal hard drive. Using USB to SATA adapter, I connected 2nd HD (2TB) to the computer (so that I can duplicate the hard drive),  but it showed up as USB Drive (E:) like shown in the screenshot. I connected other SATA HDs to the adapter, but the same result.
I thought maybe USB to SATA adapter was bad. So I opened up the computer and connected new 2TB HD directly  to the motherboard,  but the result is the same. I tried to connect other HDs to the MB directly, but the same result.

 Can you help?

Thanks.
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