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hey, i have an old compaq, with 62mb of ram windows xp, 16g hd, intel celeron processor 500mhz, 64mb video card, and a 200w power supply. i put an 80g hd on as a slave to the 16g hd, but the 80gb doesnt show up in my computer, however i see it when i click on properties of the 16gb and go to hardware.

Also i put a 256mb stick of ram in, but it doesnt read it, dxdiag and system still say 62mb.

I think it may be my power supply, today i plugged in a new mouse and keyboard, then when i installed the video card it didnt start up unless i unplugged the modem and the floppy. any ideas?
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It may be that u need a newer driver for the hd, is it new? The ram may not be the same type of ram as the other. They need to match, not necessarily brands, but specs.

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put an 80g hd on as a slave to the 16g hd

I would guess the BIOS of your computer is unable to recognize any drive over 37GB. Try checking for a BIOS update, or purchase a PCI IDE interface card.
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