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Old 05-11-2004, 05:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New hard drive doesn't show in "my computer"!!

So i install my new slave hard drive, make sure jumpers are correct etc, turn computer on, bios finds hard drive, go to windows and it's not there....

I check system/units, the hard drive is there and windows says it's working properly even with the right name etc... What am i forgetting?

Everything seems to say it finds it and it's working ok, but windows just doesn't assign a drive to it...

Help the computer noob please!! =)

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Old 05-11-2004, 09:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What Windows version are you running? You may have to manually assign it a drive letter.

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Old 05-11-2004, 10:00 AM   #3 (permalink)
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If you've got Win2000, you can right click on my computer, go to manage, and view the partitions on the drive. I think it also works in XP.
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