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Hi,

This is my first attempt at a hackintosh. I successfully installed ML on Gigabyte Z77X-D3H, i5 3570k. :clap:

After the install, I took out my 2TB HDD out of the external drive enclosure and installed it using the SATA III cable in the case. I still see the drive as external in finder (with the eject icon). :crazy: Is there a way to make it an internal drive?

Thanks
Sid
 
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I fixed this by installing 3rd party SATA in multibeast.
 
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Thanks Theroamer. Worked for me as well.

How can I check if the drive is connected as Sata3.0 or Sata6.0?
 
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after rebooting only my ssd shows up as internal. my WD 640 still shows up as external. even with 3rd party sata drivers. any ideas?
 
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There's a multibeast option under Kexts & Enablers: Disk: IOAHCIBlockStorageInjector which is expressly for this. Check that box and your SATA drives show up as internals. Was bugging me too...
 
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So I figured out a way to fix this. Just open your bios settings and turn off 'hot plugging' in SATA configuration. That's it.
 
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