second hard drive problem

  paul2820 17:26 17 Sep 2004

i have fitted a second hard drive as slave xp has found it all looks good but it does not appear in my computer as say drive d or e so if i try to copy to it i cant find it please help

  Gongoozler 17:33 17 Sep 2004

Does the drive appear in Device Manager (Control panel - System - Hardware - Device Manager. Also is it listed if you go to Start - Run - diskmgmt.mst.

  Gongoozler 17:35 17 Sep 2004

Sorry about the typo. That Run command should have been diskmgmt.msc

  paul2820 17:41 17 Sep 2004

disk management says its unallocated

  Gongoozler 17:51 17 Sep 2004

I don't know if this will work, but give it a try. In Disk Management right click and select "Change Drive Letter and paths".

  Rayuk 18:11 17 Sep 2004

You will need to partion and format the disk.
Go to Disk Management and use the help file,it will advise you what to do

  Rayuk 18:12 17 Sep 2004

What options does it give you if you right click on the drive space in Disk Management.

  paul2820 18:30 17 Sep 2004

now i have drive e and it is formating just now hopefuly thats it thankyou very much

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