HDDs

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by InSaN|tY, Sep 1, 2003.

  1. InSaN|tY

    InSaN|tY OSNN Junior Addict

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    I have a problem, actually no my friend has a prroblem. He has a 40 gig hdd and today we installed another 40 gig hdd. Hes runin win xp and when I open my computer theres only old hdd, but in device manager there are 2 drives and it says that everything is working properly. Can anyone help??
     
  2. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    umm, did you format it and assign a drive letter?
     
  3. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    You need to partition and format like j79zlr mentioned. Without a partition you cant assign a drive letter to it.
     
  4. IBraineater

    IBraineater Guest

    ill 3rd that motion.
     
  5. cpugeniusmv

    cpugeniusmv Computer Genius

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    to do that, go into Disk Management (it's in Control Panel somewhere)
     
  6. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    right-click on My Computer > Manage > Disk Management