2nd Hdrive not coming up in my computer

  prodway 13:10 16 Feb 2003

Hi,iv recently fitted a 2nd hddrive for my comp to use as a slave,iv set the jumpers correctly but it wont show up in my computer.iv gone to device manager and it says the device is working properly,iv a feeling somethings not right in my bios,can someone help me please?im using windows xp.Paul.

  spuds 13:24 16 Feb 2003

I had, still have similar problem.I await response to your posting (;o)

  bvw in bristol 13:31 16 Feb 2003

select autodetect in bios.

Helpful reading:click here

  misery 20:12 16 Feb 2003

a new drive do remember to partition and format it to allow the o/s to use it.

  ams4127 21:00 16 Feb 2003

If you are using XP then you must initialise the drive.

Computer management - Disk Management - right click on new drive and select initialise. Right click again and select Format.

  prodway 21:56 16 Feb 2003

Thanks AMS,youve sorted it for me,great help.Paul.

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