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Windows Won't Recognize My 2nd Hard Drive


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#1 Futurelife

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Posted 25 November 2005 - 07:08 AM

Hi,
Following problems with my original boot-up hard drive (see http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...4&hl=5+minutes) I decided to remove the original drive and fit a new 40GB hard drive set up as the new boot drive, with Win98 reinstalled from scratch. I had all my stuff backed up onto a second 120GB hard drive. Now my problem is that the 120GB drive isn't showing up in Windows Explorer. It's detected by the PC during boot-up, and it shows up in the Windows Device Manager. How do I get Windows to recognize this drive? - it's got all my work on it!
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Posted 25 November 2005 - 08:10 AM

When you moved it do you set the jumper to Slave> Check your cables, power and IDE.
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Posted 25 November 2005 - 07:21 PM

Is the 120GB internal or external? If external you will need to install drivers for it in Win98.

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