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My Sony VAIO PCV-RX470DS won't read a second hard drive

I just installed it and it is not being read.

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    Thank you very, very much. Great help that fixed my problem!!

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Go to Control Panel, Performance and Maintenance, Administrative Tools, Computer Management.
Under Computer Management, expand Storage->Disk Management. On the results panel,  Right Click the Volume(X:) then click Mark Partition as Active or click Reformat.

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