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lenovo L480 / 20LSS02Q00 / 2019 - cannot see my 2nd internal HDD

2021-02-10, 9:53 AM

Hi guys,

during windows repair/clean reinstall it seems i messed up with the 2 hard drives i have

so windows is now installed in both hard drives which gives a hiccup at startup...


then when the correct drive starts (i need to reboot 2 times for that)  i cannot see the 2nd drive (both in de disk manager or in the explorer)

the 2nd disks appears only if i try to boot from the windows USB during installation


any ideas how to solve this?

Thanks chris



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Re:lenovo L480 / 20LSS02Q00 / 2019 - cannot see my 2nd internal HDD

2021-02-10, 10:58 AM

Hi christosp,


Welcome to the Community Forums.


Try to Load Default Settings in the BIOS, and if that doesn't help the issue, then unplug the HDD and plug it back in. In the event this doesn't help, since you have Windows installed on both, this might be causing the conflict. Try running the Windows installation again from the USB, then from here you select the drive in question, then format the device completely through the installation/setup. 





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