Reinstalled XP Pro not seeing 2nd hard dive

  Triumph Thunderbird 10:55 02 Dec 2006
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After three years of running XP Pro SP2, I decided to do a clean reinstall.On my system I have 2 Hardrives, USB Hardrive, USB Zip, CR Writer &a DVD Writer. When I did the reinstall everything is fine apart from the fact that my second hard drive is seen by the Bios & Xp but in the Computer Management utility it shows the C drive as disc 0 Healthy System Disc,butit shows disc 1 as online healthy (Active)when I write click this disc the only option I have is to delete Partition which I donot want to do as it has 35GB of data on it. Can any one please tell me how I can asign a drive letter to it.

  Input Overload 11:53 02 Dec 2006

Have you installed SP2 yet?

  Triumph Thunderbird 12:09 02 Dec 2006

I have installed SP2 & all available updates.

  Triumph Thunderbird 15:39 02 Dec 2006

In the end I decided to delete partion on the second hard drive & restore from a recent back up. Good things back ups the first time I have needed one.

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