Wierd Xp Install HELP!!!!!

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by DragonHeart, Feb 15, 2003.

  1. DragonHeart

    DragonHeart OSNN Addict


    Hope someone can help me again, i seem to be getting alot of problems, ive just had to reformat both my HD due to complete OS error, one is 40 gig and second is 30gig, i havent changed any jumper settins or anything just deleted and resinstalled windows, on the main 40 gig HD, but for some reason the second HD which is 30 gig is not showin as present??? please help what can i do to rectify this ??? as it was working ok before.

    Ive tried to go into bios but cant seem to get to access it from startup,is thier a way to get into it from windows ? or some software i can use which will help me ??

    Or do i need to run fdisk to solve it and if so how ?

    Any Suggestions !!!!!!!!!

    Thx for ur time its very much appreciated
  2. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

    Melbourne Australia
    When you formatted did you give the drive a file system?
  3. Grymblayd

    Grymblayd Guest

    If you installed the OS with a FAT32 files system it will not recognize NTFS.( if that was what the other drive was)

    Grym ( and talking 'bout a true generation gap man!) blayd