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New system doesn't see second partition

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I have just finished installing XP windows on a clean new system. I have two SATA II drives of 80 and 250 GB respectivelly butthe 250 is not connected to the mobo yet. The plan was to load the OS and some of the less critial apps on the 80 drive. In order to completely segregate the OS (xp Pro) I created a 15GB partition. I assumed that following the creation of the single partition for the OS that I would see a C: and D: drives under MY COMPUTER. However, under my computer and looking in explorer the system only sees a 15 GB C: drive. What did I do wrong and how do I fix it.
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Can you do this.

open Disk Management (Start/Control Panel/Performance and Maintance/Administrative Tools/Computer Management/)Click on disk management under Storage. Right click on unpartitioned space. Choose format.


1. From the Start menu, click Run.
2. In the Open box, type diskmgmt.msc, and then click OK.
3. Select the drive or partition you want to format.
4. Right click the selected drive or partition.
5. Choose format from the list.

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