Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works

Extra Hard Drive Problem

  • This topic is locked This topic is locked



    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 9 posts
Recently i purchaced a Hard drive to install and work as an extra HD along side my existing one. The reason for this is for the storage of Music & Photo's.

THe current hard drive is 40Gb and i'm running Windows Xp (Hard Drive C:).

I have bought a 120Gb (Western Digital WD1200 IDE HD ,made in sept 03) HD to work along side.

Everytime i install it as a slave it pops up as new hardware but i'm not able to see it on My Computer (should i?) and i'm unable to use it how i want........

I dont know that because my pc has somehow created a seperate partition of 7Mb (Local Disk
F:) if this can affect it. F Drive is there through C Drive as it was there b4 i bought the new Hard drive.

I'm unable to install it as a Master either & i have tried pretty much all the pin configurations on the back.

Can someone help me with this problem? Or tell me if i can change over all my operating system, Programs, and files onto the new HD without any hassle & loss of anything?

  • 0




    Je suis Napoléon!

  • Administrator
  • 26,038 posts
  • MVP
http://www.geekstogo...topic=95968&hl= <--duplicate post..this one is closed
  • 0

Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP