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Old 12-08-2007, 11:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ive just installed a second hard disk drive although its not showing up in "my computer" but is showing in device manager.
Its set to slave on the cable and is on the Slave socket on the cable.
My Main HDD is set to master and is on the master End of the cable.
How can i get this HDD to show up and work :S

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Old 12-08-2007, 11:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Maybe its not formatted correctly, so try going to Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management. From there, click on Disk Management, select the new drive and try and format it through there.

Sometimes it doesn't show up anywhere else because it might be connected correctly, but doesn't have the right formatting. Through there, you can format it and have it be recognized. BEWARE, DO NOT FORMAT YOUR C DRIVE!


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Storage>Disk Management>Find your disk and make a partition.

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