Second hard drive not seen

  emmos 15:27 30 Apr 2006

I have a SATA hard drive for my main h/d, I have fitted a second ide hard drive for extra storage, although it is seen as it boots up and when I first installed it the pc recognised it was installed there is no sign of it in my computer, I haven't formatted the second h/d, how can I find it and format it. Dave

  Smiler 15:35 30 Apr 2006

Right click on My Computer on desktop then click manage then disk management Find second hard drive right click and choose and format.

  bremner 15:39 30 Apr 2006

Before following smiler advice about formatting -you must right click on the left hand section of the relevant entry and choose "Initialize Disk"

  Smiler 15:48 30 Apr 2006

Well I didn't have to do that when I installled my fifth hard drive two days ago :-o

  emmos 16:43 30 Apr 2006

Thanks everyone

  Smiler 18:23 30 Apr 2006

did it work??

If so please let us know then tick thread

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