missing hard drive

Status
This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue. View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

pjsr

Thread Starter
Joined
Dec 10, 2001
Messages
6
Hope some one can help
I have a amd 2.6 64 bit system, 1 gig ram some tv ati video card running Xp pro

two days ago i unplugged both my hard drives and connected a hard drive with Vista on it, it wouldnt see the drive so i unplugged it and replaced the conectors.The computer now only see's the primary master and not the secondary master, have tried looking for it in the management console, unplugging and restarting, but to no avail....any help would be well appreciated

Thanks Guys
 
Joined
May 11, 2007
Messages
56
I would check the device manager to see if the secondary controller is recognized and has it's driver loaded. If it's shown in the device manager it could be that the secondary controller was accidently disabled in the ROMBIOS.

John Hensley
www.resqware.com
 

pjsr

Thread Starter
Joined
Dec 10, 2001
Messages
6
johnhe said:
I would check the device manager to see if the secondary controller is recognized and has it's driver loaded. If it's shown in the device manager it could be that the secondary controller was accidently disabled in the ROMBIOS.

John Hensley
www.resqware.com
have tried to look in device manager and the drive is not listed at all
 

pjsr

Thread Starter
Joined
Dec 10, 2001
Messages
6
Johnhe, thanks for your suggestion and i have looked in the device manager and the secondary ide controller is there and enablbed
 
Status
This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue. View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 807,865 other people just like you!

Latest posts

Staff online

Top