Hard Drive Installation

  Large JD 10:18 09 Jan 06

Just installed a new (3rd) HD in my pc. Main HD is sata, the new HD is a pata and is set as slave. I am running xp pro, thought xp would auto take me through format etc but hasn't. New HD shows in device manager as working properly. It's been a while since i built this pc and can't remember what i did when formating the previous 2nd HD. I'm sure its something simple i'm missing, please could someone advise me on what i'm missing.
Many Thanks

  ed-0 10:23 09 Jan 06

Just right click my computer, pick manage then disk management.

Select the new drive, right click and format.

  Large JD 10:31 09 Jan 06

Cheers ed-0
Do I create a primary partition?

  Large JD 12:33 09 Jan 06

All sorted,
Thanks again ed-0

  ed-0 16:59 09 Jan 06

Sorry I was called into work.:-(

Glad it worked.:-)

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