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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

    Sep 2, 2003
    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


    Mar 12, 2002
    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


    Jul 29, 2002
    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

    Squashman Trusted Advisor

    Apr 4, 2003
    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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