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How to hide a HDD from device manager?

I somehow managed to "hide" one of my SATA HDDs from XP's device manager. No yellow signs, nothing and it does not work. But BIOS can still see it. On Linux, its partitions still work as expected, ...
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Hard drives not recognized on Windows 8 unless entering BIOS first [closed]

I've built a new computer. My old computer had two SATA 3GB drives: 1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 (ST31000340AS) 750 GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 (ST3750640AS) The new computer uses an OCZ Vertex ...
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How can I make my XP recognize my new internal hard drive?

[ This question is a spin-off of My new internal hard disk doesn't appear in Disk Management, but BIOS and Device Manager recognize it ] I bought a new internal Seagate hard disk, connected to ...
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My new internal hard disk doesn't appear in Disk Management, but BIOS and Device Manager recognize it

I just connected the new disk to the motherboard and started the computer. BIOS has listed the new and old disks. Then I went to Disk Management to format it, but it doesn't appear. But I can see it ...
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How to get Windows data from hard drive tinkered with by Linux?

I was trying to get OpenELEC installed on a Compact Flash Card to try out Linux' XBMC on our Media PC. I downloaded a version of OpenELEC specific to the architecture on the Media PC, and followed ...
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Hard drive recognized in BIOS, but not device/disk management

I installed windows 7 x64 a day or two ago, after install I could use the HDD fine. Today I noticed it wasn't showing up in my computer, so I restarted my computer, but it still was not showing, I ...
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How do you find out whether your disc is SATA or not?

I have a laptop and am trying to figure out if my disc drive is a SATA or not without opening it. Is there a way to find out? I looked at Computer Management, but I can't tell if my drive is SATA or ...