Cannot access slave drive

  keith78 08:38 13 Sep 04

I have a 20G slave drive which i cannot access. I windows it shows it as a 738mb drive. When you go into the BIO, it is shown but in faint. Can any one help?

  Diodorus Siculus 08:46 13 Sep 04

Check the jumper settings on the disk - ensure that it is set as slave and the old one is set as master.

Then go into BIOS and tell it to autodetect drives - if it is older and this is not supported, the get the details from the manufacturer.

  Stuartli 09:00 13 Sep 04

Your C (boot drive) should be set to Master and the (now usually D) drive should be the Slave.

Some handy info on the subject at Seagate's website:

click here

  keith78 22:33 13 Sep 04

Thank you for the above respones, i have checked the jumper settings and are ok, any more suggestions?

  Diodorus Siculus 08:18 14 Sep 04

Right click on my computer

go to manage

then disk management

Check its properties here - you maybe able to format, partition it correctly from here.

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