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N_falc 15 days ago

Hey guys so I’m setting up my first pc and in the bios it is only recognizing my hard drive and not my m.2 ssd Any help? https://i.gyazo.com/8d03943b70e5a1cbcf868b06e85cbec9

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Oliver_Powell 1 point 14 days ago

Well, there could be various reasons for a drive to become unresponsive or undetected. It can be a hardware issue or some technical glitch in the software.

Below are the few possible reasons for any drive being unresponsive:

  1. A Lot of bad sectors
  2. Infected File (Virus or Malware)
  3. Driver issue
  4. Mechanical failure

You can try the below options to resolve the issue:

  1. Run CHKDSK
  2. Use an Antivirus & Anti-Malware tool
  3. Re-install the drivers

Hope this will help.

kschendel 1 Build 1 point 14 days ago

The link isn't doing anything for me. m.2 is a form factor; is the drive SATA or NVMe? Some m.2 slots only support NVMe and some support both. (and I suppose it's possible that some only support SATA, although I don't think I know of any such.) If it's a SATA m.2 drive, is it in a slot that supports SATA?