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win8 and harddisk problem

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    win8 and harddisk problem


    Hello everybody.
    I have installed my new Win8 and it seems it is in conflict with my second harddrive - WDC WD3200AAKB-00WHA0.
    When the drive is plugged in, Win8 won't start at all, when I remove it, Win8 boots normally (from my first harddrive).
    BIOS settings are correct, the first booting device is the first harddrive, where win8 is installed.
    All HDDs are SATA.

    Please, do you have any comments, any ideas?

    Thank you very much!

    Kvint3

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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP


    What happens if you plug it in after restarting? If lucky, then you could get control of it, maybe.
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    no it doen't work
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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP


    That' too bad. Check out the WD Lifeguard Tools manual here. Might get you going. There is a link on the 4th intro page of the manual that apparently will take you to more specific info about your drive.
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