A couple days ago, I hooked the 250 gig WD hard drive up again as a slave drive. But found the Windows XP won't recognize the hard drive.
When I start up the computer and go into the setup function >> boot, it lists both the c drive and the WD 250 gig drive.
But, when I load XP Windows and go into MyComputer, it doesn't recognize that the drive exists.
Things I've tried:
* I've used all the suggested jumper settings. (And even tried others.)
* I've gone into Disk Management as well, and the drive is not listed there either, so there is no way to assign a letter to the drive.
* I've also tried MasterBoot.exe, and it doesn't help.
* I've run off a floppy boot disk and then used the Western Digital disk to reformat the hard drive. Still nothing.
I'm sure there's a simple setting or solution, but am have reached the end of my ideas.
I haven't tried putting in new Bios. But it doesn't seem like that would be it, as the hard drive worked previously with this bios.