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ssd activation

Gigiusia
Beginner
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Hi, I have inserted a 2TB PCIe Gen 3x4 M.2 2280 SSD into the free slot of my NUCi7HVB-vers. J68196-602.

I see it's included in the Intel Support Assistant detailed report but I don't see it configured as a disk in the PC to use it.
What can I do to activate it?

Thanks to those who can help

Luigi

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LeonWaksman
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  •  Open Disk Management.  
  • If you don't see the new drive in Disk Management, press Action in menu and then Rescan  Disks.
  •      If your see the new drive but it is not initialized, Right-click the drive marked as "Unknown" and "Not Initialized," and select Initialize Disk.
  •      Select GPT (GUID Partition Table) and press OK
  •      Once the drive is initialized, right-click the Unallocated space, and select New Simple Volume
  •      Click Next.
  •      Choose the volume size or leave the default size if you're planning to use the entire hard drive to store files.
  •      Click Next.
  •      Select a drive letter from the drop-down menu.
  •      Click Next.
  •      Select the NTFS file system.
  •      On "Allocation unit size," leave the Default option.
  •     Type a descriptive name in Volume label field.
  •     Clear the Perform a quick format option.
  •     Click Next.
  •     Click Finish. Once you completed the steps, Windows 10 will set up a new partition and properly format the hard drive.
  •  
  •     If your drive is initialized, you need only to format it.  Right-click the drive you want and click Format.
  •     Type a descriptive name.
  •     Select the NTFS file system.
  •     On "Allocation unit size," leave the Default option.
  •     Clear the Perform a quick format option.
  •     Click OK.
  •     Click OK on the warning message. Once the formatting process completes, you can then begin to store files on the hard drive.

 

Leon

 

 

 

Gigiusia
Beginner
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Gigiusia
Beginner
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I would also like to expand the RAM, are there procedures for this memory as well?
Thanks and see you soon.

LeonWaksman
Super User
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I suggest that you buy memory modules from the list of products Validated by Intel for your NUC (NUC8i7HVK). 

This is a link to Kingston validated memory

Finally, link to Crucial validated memory.

Leon

 

Gigiusia
Beginner
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Thanks again Leon, and see you soon.

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