Cannot see my New Harddrive

By harrisdurrani
Oct 4, 2005
  1. hey guys gota RIDICULOUS problem
    i got a new maxtor 200 GB intenral hard drive and installed in in my computer

    after making it SECONDARY MASTER and my Other hard drive which has Windows xP in it as a Primary Master i dont see my new hard drive in my computer..

    when i go to device manager it shows that the new hard drive is installed and is working fine i checked the everest home edition storage devices and its installed ..but i cant see it in my computer so how am i gona save stuff in it?

    please help
  2. jmaguilar

    jmaguilar TS Rookie

    Most likely you need to create a new partition, and then format the drive, go to the windows help and type :"creating a new partition" and then follow the instructions after you select create a partition or logical drive using windows interface. Hope that helps.
  3. harrisdurrani

    harrisdurrani TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 159

    Hey thanks for the help.. I fixed it by going to the control panal than administrative tools than computer management there in storage a Drive for my new hard disk wasnt assigned.. so after assigning a drive which happens to be I in my compouter than i formatted it to NTSC prob solved :)
    thanks for the help

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