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trubbles installing 2nd harddrive


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spitsinthefaceoffelonys

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im haveing trubble installing a second hard drive. i plugged it in on the middle slot on the belt between the master drive and the motherboard. I made it the slave drive. win windows turns on it notices it, i little bubble pops up in the lower right hand corner tellin me its been detected and is installing it. when i check it says it is working properly....but when i open "my computer" it dosnt have it listed. when i got to control pannel and go administrative tools and to disk management it doesnt show the hard drive either.....it says its insalled and working properly but yet it is no where to be found...i cant partrition what the computer cant find......please help me!!!!!!
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p.s. any hint to y boot up time is so much slower when i have both hard drives plugged in? ;)
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Doby

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Hi,

The only thing I can think of at the moment is to make sure the master drives jumper is set to master and not CS.

Rick
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ok go to control panel then administrative tools then go to computer management then disk management and i think it will be in there and it will say unallocated or something then rite click and it says format or partition or something
and then it should go into my computer when done.
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I got this problem before I used a program called partition magic when you run this program you will find this hard disk and most likely it will say that it is unlocatted and you will need to format it to show it in windows this program is also very helpfull to change your partion size.
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yes Selesticas is correct but the way i preveously explained is just the way of doing it without the use of 3rd party software
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