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Old 10-10-2005, 11:14 AM   #1
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i just installed a second harddrive for data storing... i set jumpers for my main to master and the data to slave. i start up and goto my computer and i can still only see my main harddrive. how do i format my second drive and be able to see it in my computer?
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Old 10-10-2005, 11:23 AM   #2
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Does it detect the harddrive in the bios?
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Old 10-10-2005, 11:27 AM   #3
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yes when i go into the bios it shows both a 160g WD(main) and a 120g WD (one i just installed)
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Old 10-10-2005, 11:37 AM   #4
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nevermind, i seem to have fixed it, what are computers coming to these days? i remember when u could just install a ahrddrive and use it. with this one it came with an installation cd and you have to activate it or something but its working fine now.
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Old 10-10-2005, 11:54 AM   #5
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too true everythings gettin more and more complicated. haha
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Old 10-10-2005, 12:21 PM   #6
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rdcmmnst, you seem to have alot of posts but I've Never seen you around....odd you joined recently. Sigh, just me not paying attention again.

Anyway, yeah things are getting more and more complicated, but technology still rules.
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Old 10-10-2005, 12:23 PM   #7
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well thx anyways for the help, i know if i didnt figure it out you guys woulda been on top of it, thx again.
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