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Adding a second hard drive but can't see it.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Spudboy, Sep 25, 2003.

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  1. Spudboy

    Spudboy Thread Starter

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    I've added a second hard drive on my XP Home machine. I set the jumper to slave. I't was recognized at startup. It is showing up twice on my device manager. It says it is working properly but I don't see it when I look for it with Explorer.

    Any hints on how I find it so I can format it?
     
  2. Jedi_Master

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    Howdy Spudboy...

    Right click on My Computer - Manage - Disk Management - right click on the drive in question, choose Partition, then right click and choose Format...
     
  3. dobhar

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    Stupid question but did you also set the Primary HD to Master?

    Sorry didn't read your post all the way...just forget my comment.:rolleyes:
     
  4. Squashman

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    Welcome to the forums Spudboy. Just a small FYI....Try not to post the same question in two different forum categories.
     
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