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My Dell T3500 will not install the two extra hard drives i have installed

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  • night_cra486 Jan 01, 2011

    No the bios didn't recognize them. They are both plugged correctly anyway.

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Go to the BIOS settings and make sure the drives are recognized by the BIOS. Ensure they are set as either Master or Slave drives depending on where they are fitted.
Your OS should, once the BIOS picks them up, format as required.

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  • night_cra486 Jan 01, 2011

    My computer is a Dell Precision T3500, and the two drive are SATA.
    Bios rev A07

    On SATA 0 : HDD 250 Gb
    SATA 1 : HDD 1 Tb
    SATA 2 : CD/DVD WRITER


    And I'd like to install on SATA 3 and 4 two SATA drives

  • specialistel Jan 01, 2011

    How far did you get, does the BIOS recognise the drives?

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    gint Sep 27, 2014

    I am trying to do the same and BIOS doesn't recognize the drive. What do I need to do?

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Please take a look at the manual and it should be clearer:

http://www.user-manual.info/496443/personal-computer/dell/t3500/ User manual for Dell T3500 user manual servicing manual settings and...

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