Access to my second hard drive

  Samuel Gee 11:26 29 Jul 03
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I have a second hard drive fitted,It is blank
at present,How do I use it and get access from
my 1st H/Drive.I would like to use it for Photos
and have access for Printshop thats on my 1st
H/D

  Xevious 11:48 29 Jul 03

you will need to FDISK it first, and then format it to whatever file system you are currently using (FAT32 or NTFS)

can you see the HDD in your BIOS???

  temp003 11:48 29 Jul 03

What operating system do you use?

  Samuel Gee 14:49 29 Jul 03

The second H/D has been formatted it is NTFS
I am running Windows X.P.Pro,

  Xevious 14:59 29 Jul 03

can u see it in your bios?

have you got the jumpers set correctly?

  Samuel Gee 15:17 29 Jul 03

Hi,This was fitted by a local company,the chap said just use it! When I put up "My Computer"
I get the Hard Drive showing,I then Click on the
second H/D and I get the page with usualThings on
Do I have to load somthing on this to use it,As
it is it is just as the Technician left it
He tells me there is nothing else to do,I am
a bit new to this.

  temp003 15:22 29 Jul 03

If it's been formatted and appears in My Computer, it should already be usable. It should have a drive letter (e.g. F), and you can copy, move or save files or folders to this drive.

Try copying a file from your first hard disk to the new drive. You'll see whether it's working.

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