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Installing a second HDD in dv9000 laptop


Mr. Bananagrabber
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Hi, I have an AMD hp DV9000 laptop, and I just purchased a fujitsu 100gb SATA II hdd as an add on to my laptop, it says its compatible with my laptop and I have two spaces, I get the drive installed and it shows up in device manager but not as an accessible drive in My Computer. Does anyone have any idea how to fix this? Whenever I click the update driver button in device manager it tells me they are up to date. Also, don't know if it helps, but when i swap drives 1 and 2, my new drive lets the computer boot past the bios, which does mean that it works...
Please help!


Mr. Bananagrabber
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Sounds like you have to initialize the disk - see this

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