IDE drive unrecognized after adding SATA drive

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ggdgkg

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I nstalled a new SATA drive in my pc. I installed Windows XP Pro on it using the drivers from the ASUS disc when Windows prompted for the SCSI drivers. Now windows sees my IDE drive as a scsi drive and I can't access it. How do I get windows to recognize the drive as an IDE drive again?
Specs: P4 on ASU P4P800 motherboard.
 
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Ensure that in BIOS that you have the boot up sequence set up as First Boot: SCSI, 2nd Boot: CD-Rom, 3rd Boot: the Floppy. Also, I dont know if it matters so much, but check that the jumper on you IDE is set to master or cable select. That should fix your problem.

If the above doesnt work, then disconnect your IDE drive, power up, and then power down, reconnect your IDE drive and then power back up. That should fix it.
 

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The problem doesn't seem to be the bios. I can see the drive on post and windows device manager can see the drive. The problem is it sees it as a scsi drive when it is an IDE drive.

Windows botts fine from the SATA drive.
 
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Have you unplugged it and booted up, and then powere down, plugged in the drive and booted back up?
 

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I have tried disconnecting the IDE drive. I have enven tried putting it on another IDE channel. Same result. As I said, the BIOS recognizes the drive, it is windows that has a problem with it. It sees it as a SCSI drive not an IDE drive.
 

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The drive works. the bios sees it. Windows sees it, just as a SCSI drive. There is nothing wrong with the way the drive is hooked up.
 
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