I recently bought a new SSD. I set it up, and now my old hard drive is just laying around. It'd be nice if I could put files on it (word files, etc... things that don't take power to run) so I could clear up space on my (small 256GB) SSD.
I plugged it in like a normal hard drive and my explorer looks like this:
I don't see it anywhere. I'm fine with clearing/formatting the old drive I just want to know what to do so I can access it.
This is an internal hard drive (I believe SATA 3). I tried plugging it in like a normal internal hard drive and it just didn't show up.
Here are some pictures. I edited them in MSPaint so sorry if that irks you.
This is what it looks like when it's setup correctly. the blue cord used to be plugged into where the arrow is. Also (if you noticed), there's blue tape there because my case isn't small enough to securely hold the SSD in place. If that's a bad idea and I should do something else please tell me (without the tape it's dangled from the cords connecting it)
This is the
The double connection cord I mentioned in the comments. It's plugged into both harddrives, as you can see in the above image.
This is the blue cord that's plugged into the SSD. I put an arrow where it is plugged in normally.
I don't see it in disc management: