I put it on the second IDE as master and it still doesn't detect it. But I just thought about this. When I first booted the PC after installing the new mobo/cpu and installing windows, I went into my partition on my master drive (Local D
my second HDD was connected when I first started my PC. Ok this part may be confusing
On my original System my 80gig HDD was Local C: and the partition was Local E:. My second drive was Local D:. Now on the new system when I first booted up my 80gig drive was Local C: and Local D: and I had my second drive hooked up at this time but it didn't detect it. I reformated my partition (Local D
. Could it be that my second drive was still being detected as Local D: as well and got formated as well ><;;;;?