Windows can't see second HD

  kjrider 11:35 08 Jun 04
Locked

Hi there,

Please tell me what I am doing stupid!

Have bought a couple of HDs from Ebay. Tested with no bad sectors - so it claims.

Set up Bios, and it detects them, etc, but when Windows ME has loaded the second HD icon does not appear.

It workd OK with another second HD, but these two do not appear. Don't know if they are faulty or what.

Help please.

  Smiler 11:39 08 Jun 04

Have you set the jumpers correctly ie slave or master depending on where they are on the cables.

  Djohn 11:50 08 Jun 04

You will need to partition/initialise and format the second drive for it to show.

  TomJerry 11:53 08 Jun 04

I think you need to format it before you can use it using fdisk etc.

  TBH1 12:05 08 Jun 04

yep, try fdisking them and formatting.

  AndySD 12:22 08 Jun 04

What make is the drive?

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Amazon Fire HD 8 review: A brilliant combination of function and value – with one massive caveat

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

How to create an introvert-friendly workplace

Apple Watch 2 review | Apple Watch Series 2 review: New Apple Watch is faster, brighter, water-resit…