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Win Xp Won't Recoginize My Slave Drive

The original drive with the older XP version refused to recognize the second physical drive! It is partitioned into 3 partitions and has worked perfectly. As for the jumper issue, I have the drives setup on Cable Select with the Master on the black connector (end of the cable) and the slave (the drive in question) But when I finally set the old drive at the end of the ribbon as master on Primary 0, with the system's original drive as slave on Primary 1, the system news

windows xp won't recognize hard drive Started by ex-bubblehead , Sep 05 2005 12:44 PM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply #1 ex-bubblehead Posted 05 Doesn't make any difference. I have two hard drives: master( where the OS is installed) and slave. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/xp-pro-wont-recognize-my-slave-drive/ccc9b27e-deb1-4dce-acc9-ed81e51f2ec4

The file system is shown as CDFS. Remember if it is not in BIOS it wont show up in OS so you dont have to boot it up each time. Operating Systems Oct 7, 2012 How to make system recognize video card? I presume that this is due to XP If it is, MS deserve a k*ck up the backside!!!

right click on your installed drive and put it online first. WDDL software runs from PCDOS from a floppy and has nothing to do with windows. asus p5q mobo nvidia 8800 graphics card WD 750 GB hard drive. I used GoToAssist to remotely fix the problem for my friend in another state.

Some hardware configurations have trouble with Cable Select...try setting them up with the jumpers. Technology is fantastic!!!!!!!! #5 Radical789, Feb 9, 2010 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Content Your name or email address: Do you already have I booted from the 80 gig drive. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/281391-32-slave-drive The problem has to be with my version of XP.

As for drive letters...last night before I went to bed I did another fresh install of XP. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: disk by Kees Bakker / April 19, 2009 6:05 AM PDT In reply to: RE: drive not seen If it was working Join the community here. If that doesn't work transfer it back to the old PC. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Unplug, replug failure by clivefpowell · 10 years ago In reply to You seem to

SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. More about the author Report Ronnie- Dec 13, 2009 at 09:08 AM Thanks buddy It's works......... YOU CALL THAT A TIP? The would-be slave was working in its original PC this morning, running Windows 98.

After your sure that you have all your files, shut down, remove the old drive and hook your dvdrom drive back up, boot as normal and you're good. Each time I boot and then I enter to the BIOS settings, and the slave hard drive is not there, that's weird. Report crobar- Feb 9, 2010 at 06:50 PM You're absolutely right, I have the same problem as the original guy, I have an old hard drive. TJ Report Roman- Nov 25, 2008 at 04:22 PM I tried this and it does not show up in the administrative disk management tool.

There's a drive letter assigned. to recognize the 80 gig drive. I want to KEEP the data already on the drive. More about the author I need some good advice and tips on how to solve a serious problem that started today.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Installed the chipset drivers. Report Movi- Dec 8, 2008 at 03:17 PM Just wanted to say, I never knew that - but then again this is the first dual laptop I have ever knowingly used.

I've checked the knowledge databases at Microsoft and Western Digital.

Go to Computer Management at Control Panel -> Administrative Tools 2). Real Geek Forums > Archives > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Windows XP Hardware > XP won't recognize a second hard drive XP won't recognize a second hard drive Posted: Open it up, copy your old files that you need (songs, pictures, documents...) to your new drive. do you have any more ideas.

Was this answer helpful? I had no problems installing Windows (XP) onto the new hard drive, but now I cant access the old drive that had all my important data on it. From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here. click site If there is only one hard drive installed, it should be set as the master drive and cdrom drive as secondary.

It turned out that the old drive just refused to be slaved. WITH WDDL, the hard drive designation > appears in the "Add Hardware" section, but WDDL won't run > and I can't assign a drive letter. back to my problem. I'm not given the option to initialize.

We can't see.If it doesn't work in an external case it's broken, has no power, is invalidly connected or wrongly jumpered, not partitioned or there's no valid filesystem on it. I put an old 80 gig drive in a computer with xp service pack 1 on a 100 gig drive that has been in service for 6 years. If you do not do format, this won't solve the problem, so this is not a solution. If I find an answer in the near future I will post it here.

Without WDDL, Windows at least recognizes there's a hard drive installed, even though it won't acknowledge more than about 35 gig. View all 17 comments Report Same problem- Nov 11, 2008 at 12:36 AM Some people will say you are wrong but that is not the case. It has no oeprating system just ALL my personal files and stuff. This PC's master drive is a very similar Western Digital 40GB drive.

As has been stated before, Windows XP SP1 adds support for 48-bit LBA atapi drives. As you can see it works fine. Is this correct? Click on Disk Management and you will get a shown of partition hardisk on your computer 3).

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. If you use a second ribbon, it can be connected as a secondary master on the end connector of the secondary ribbon. Verify that the USB is able to identify a low power device such as a known good jump drive. Thanks 0 #5 wannabe1 Posted 05 September 2005 - 03:47 PM wannabe1 Tech Staff Technician 16,645 posts ex-bubblehead...

It recognized the original drive, but of course did not have all the setup for programs on it. All rights reserved.