seagate hard drive doesn't show up

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by randmdavis, Mar 28, 2005.

  1. randmdavis

    randmdavis OSNN Junior Addict

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    I have installed a second hard drive in my vectra vl800. The second drive is a segate drive without any jumpers on it. It does not show up in my computer, can anyone help.
     
  2. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    What operating system??

    Put the jumpers on & set it as slave.
     
  3. RickyC

    RickyC OSNN Addict

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    A few things:

    You will probably need to at least have a jumper on the 'cable select' pins, not too sure about seagate drives though.

    Is it on the same cable as the other drive?

    Is it a 40 or 80 wire cable your using?
     
  4. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    Yeah what Hipster said. I'm not 100% sure about Seagate but I believe no jumper on the newer Maxtor makes the drive master. ;) Also is the drive showing in the bios?