Adding an additioal HD to a WinXP computer

  PortraitArtist 16:46 14 Dec 2003
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I have no problem *!@:ing in a new hard drive I've done it many times. But XP terrifies me! I hate it! I'm afraid that as soon as I put in the new drive it will insist that I call MS big brother.
If I am forced to do this how do I call them?

  Jester2K II 16:47 14 Dec 2003

Put it in.

MS will not bother you.

  powerless 16:50 14 Dec 2003

No you will not have to phone them, XP can take it.

But if you do don't worry all you've done is added a hard drive and not swapped the drive for another computer.

When you install the disk click Start, Run, Type:

diskmgmt.msc

Click OK.

Then right click "Disk 1" and click "initialize". Then right click the black line to the right and choose "New Partition" then follow the wizard.

  hugh-265156 17:00 14 Dec 2003

xp is a big softie,wont bite.as above :-)

  PortraitArtist 17:25 14 Dec 2003

Thank you all! I'll now be able to add without fear! Thanks Again!

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