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Old 09-30-2004, 12:28 AM   #1
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Cool noob Q. install 2nd HDD

im running windows xp pro, its installed on a 40 gig hdd and i want to install games, apps etc on an 80 gig western digital WD caviar. windows accpeted the hardrive and i can see it in device manager, but its not under my computer so i cant do anything with it. does this prob have something to do with installing an os on the new HDD?
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Old 09-30-2004, 12:57 AM   #2
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Default Re: noob Q. install 2nd HDD

right click the one you c in device manager and click format and then format it and it should work.
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Old 09-30-2004, 01:21 AM   #3
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Default Re: noob Q. install 2nd HDD

when i right click the new HDD in device manager, the only options im given is:
"update driver..."
"disable"
"uninstall"
"scan for hardware changes"
"properties".
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Old 09-30-2004, 01:38 AM   #4
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Default Re: noob Q. install 2nd HDD

i just fixed it when playing around in a managment program i found but thanks for helping
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