Western Digital — slave hdd not showing up

I am having problem with my hard drive. I have one internal 500 gb seagate hdd which was already installed on my PC and is running ok. I just bought a new wd 500 gb wd hdd which i connected to my pc as slave, but its neither showing up in BIOS nor in disk management. Althogh i can hear a spinning sound from it when i turn on my Pc. i am running windows 7 on my pc. Any suggestions?
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Hi jiya662,
I hope you are doing well. The BIOS will not detect a hard disk if the data cable is damaged or the connection is incorrect.
You may try the following troubleshooting steps.
1) Check the connections on the SATA ports, make sure the drive is connected properly.
2) Try to connect the drive using another port.
3) Try to connect the drive with different SATA cables. Sometimes bad cables can cause this.
4) Try to check the power cables, make sure the drive is getting enough power to spin up.
5) Try to connect the hard drive to another system to see if it's being recognized there.
Hope it helps.

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