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Recognizing new hard drive

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by 1dumdude, Dec 24, 2001.

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  1. 1dumdude

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    I plugged it in on the same cable as my original HD and set the pin in the "cable select" spot and the computer is recognizing my HD, but I don't know how to create a drive letter for it. I can't see it under "my computer" but I can see it under "devise manager" and it is working properly. Please let me knopw what to do in order to get this drive functioning like my c: drive. Thanks!

    (I am running windows XP pro)

    -AJ
     
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    what microsoft article? what is that?
     
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    click the link i posted
     
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    Try this

    start/settings/control panel/administrative tools/computer management/disk management

    If you new drive shows up there you should be able to select it and format

    Make sure you select the new drive
     
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    Awesome! Thanks a lot!
     
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