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Is my hard drive locked? or unlocked?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by natedogg319, Oct 12, 2007.

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  1. natedogg319

    natedogg319 Thread Starter

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    I have a Western Digital IDE 250 GB hard drive that was intended for an xbox, but it wasnt working out well. i forgot where in the process i was so i just tried plugging the drive into my PC, the drive was installed and "working properly" but it doesnt even show up in "My Computer". anyone know where i should go from here? thanks for any help everyone!!!

    P.S. i did searching on here already but didnt find any problems quite like mine.
     
  2. Goldfish92

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    Does the device show up in disk managment? Open the Start menu, right-click My Computer and select Manage. Then select storage on the left and disk managment. Does it show in there?
     
  3. natedogg319

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    nope doesnt show up in there.
     
  4. bigbear

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    Is the drive jumpered correctly and does it show in bios?
     
  5. natedogg319

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    yeah it shows up in my bios, because it shows up in some of my boot sequence screens. but im not sure what jumpered means.
     
  6. bigbear

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    At the back of the drive is there some pins with a little square plastic block covering two pins?
     
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