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shwank
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T470 unable to detect M.2 2242 second HD

Just received a new T470 and installed a 256GB M.2 2242 HD. However, the computer is not recognizing the HD.  I saw another thread mentioning that Bios version 1.30 gave some issues, but checking my system, I have 1.28. Do I need to upgrade to 1.29? Or is there something else I need to do?

 

Thanks!

 

Edit: Checking the Device Manager, I actually see it listed under the Disk Drives, but it's not showing up under Devices and Drives and isn't usable.

 

Edit 2: Anddd... I had to format it first before I could use it. It works!

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Re: T470 unable to detect M.2 2242 second HD

Glad you got it sorted.  There's no way to mark a single post as solved, so I'll reply here, mark my post as a solution and

 

Moderator note:   see the original post for the solution.

 

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