My pc won't detect HDD without reboot windows.

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I have a spare HDD. Sometime i just wanted to hook it up to back-up files but i have to reboot windows everytime.
how do i let my pc detect the hdd while it running?
 

Sill

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Jan 20, 2017
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Thank you for your reply,
yes it's an internal 3.5' drive, sata port.
hot-plug feature already enabled in BIOS
the drive only shows up in diskmgmt/devmgmt after reboot.

 

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i'm not sure what i've messed in BIOS but after i load the bios' default setting,re-enable hot-plug, it works.
 

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