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Helpful +2 Report tjmartineau 38Posts Friday September 19, 2008Registration date December 23, 2008 Last seen Sep 27, 2008 at 08:14 PM Ahhhh, I see your quandry. But I could be wrong. Report Lotus- Jun 27, 2010 at 06:10 PM Glad I kept reading until I saw your fix. Any help greatelt appreciated!! this contact form

But once Windows is runnning, I can't see the slave drive in My Computer. Again, we can't see.FDISK /status (or mode 4) will show about partition and filesystem in Windows 98, if it's recognised in the BIOS. Cheers. I have a blank IDE Drive that I installed and it wasn't recognized until I went into disk managememnt, put it online, and formatted.

Also, exactly what type of EIDE controller is being used? The file system is shown as CDFS. Select forumWindowsMac OsLinuxOtherSmartphonesTabletsSoftwareOpen SourceWeb DevelopmentBrowserMobile AppsHardwareDesktopLaptopsNetworksStoragePeripheralSecurityMalwarePiracyIT EmploymentCloudEmerging TechCommunityTips and TricksSocial EnterpriseSocial NetworkingAppleMicrosoftGoogleAfter HoursPost typeSelect discussion typeGeneral discussionQuestionPraiseRantAlertTipIdeaSubject titleTopic Tags Select up to 3 tags (1 tag required) CloudPiracySecurityAppleMicrosoftIT EmploymentGoogleOpen SourceMobilitySocial EnterpriseCommunitySmartphonesOperating Operating Systems Oct 7, 2012 How to make system recognize video card?

I had been playing with the all day but your tip fixed the problem. Installed the chipset drivers. Doesn't make any difference. BIOS sees it and I can see it in the hardware list but I can not access it.

Jun 26, 2009 #5 fastvince TS Enthusiast Posts: 68 +19 Sounds like the slave drive is bad. My master drive works well yet. If both drives are connected to the same cable, one will have to be jumpered as a slave and connected to the center connector on the ribbon. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/281391-32-slave-drive to recognize the 80 gig drive.

Subscribe to our newsletter Sign Up Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net TechRepublic Search GO CXO Cloud Big Data Security Innovation More Software Data Centers Networking Startups Join the community here. I was confident in the jumper settings with each try and even tried as many combinations as I could think of. Report shihadchick- Jan 3, 2009 at 09:55 PM Just wanted to say thanks a bunch - I'd been going nuts with the same problem and having that laid out clearly helped

But I cannot get my second Western Digitial EIDE Hard Drive recognized. http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/61046-windows-xp-wont-recognize-hard-drive/ I tried what u said to do to change it to auto and everything was already set to auto. It takes less than a minute and is completely free! If there is only one hard drive installed, it should be set as the master drive and cdrom drive as secondary.

Interestingly enough, it saw the Master drive as drive "c" when performing the repair but after rebooting (twice) and then reconnecting the data drive I wind up in the same boat. Either buy an external IDE hard drive case ($25-75), or simply open up your case, set the drives jumpers to slave or cable select, disconnect your cdrom drive, connect those cables Here's an article that discusses this in detail for XP. 303013 How to Enable 48-bit Logical Block Addressing Support for ATAPI Disk http://support.microsoft.com/?id=303013 I would follow it to verify the version Same problem.Windows 98 able to see both drives.

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) Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Please try again now or at a later time. navigate here Report crobar- Feb 10, 2010 at 04:35 AM If you select format this will delete all the data he wants to keep.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Cyndi Peter Guest Posts: n/a RE: XP won't recognize a second hard drive Posted: 03-04-2004, 02:56 PM Hi Right click My Computer/Manage/Disk management Double click disk management, a window would I had no problems installing Windows (XP) onto the new hard drive, but now I canít access the old drive that had all my important data on it.

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Ask a question and give support. I don't know what else to do. 0 #14 thehumpster Posted 19 September 2005 - 11:39 PM thehumpster New Member Member 8 posts I've been fighting the drive letter not assigned Hope this helps!My problem is fixed now, it worked for me. 0 #15 thehumpster Posted 19 September 2005 - 11:43 PM thehumpster New Member Member 8 posts I forgot to mention his comment is here I connected the data drive and...same as it ever was.

If you still do not see the CDROM, go to Administrative Tools - Manage Drives & see that the CDROM is recognized by the system (ie, appears in the list of Latest: HamburgerBoy, Mar 17, 2017 at 10:20 PM Politics and News AMD RYZEN Builders Thread Latest: Markfw, Mar 17, 2017 at 10:18 PM CPUs and Overclocking Geforce GTX 1080 Ti now I'm stumped (but it doesn't always take much for that to happen)!! #1 Radical789, Feb 4, 2010 Loading... wannabe1 0 #6 ex-bubblehead Posted 05 September 2005 - 08:10 PM ex-bubblehead Member Topic Starter Member 13 posts Well...isn't that just a fine thing.

I have tried every configuration I can think of with no luck. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Register now Not a member yet? Also, the data lifeguard tools is only meant to be run in DOS from what I remember... >-----Original Message----- >I'm trying to install a second hard drive.

I like your suggestion.......... Once you get to disk management it is pretty self explanatory. Right Click on Hardisk that doesn't show a partition and choose "Import Foreign Disks" 4). Setting jumpers didn't work.

The 80 gig drive IS recognized in the bios. bios will recognize my 2nd hard drive but I am not able to access it through my compluter. An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. I haven't changed anything else. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - You say by Michael Jay · 10 years ago In reply to No show that it shows in the BIOS and

by Kees Bakker / April 18, 2009 6:48 AM PDT In reply to: Windows 98 won't recognize slave drive - Is it partitioned?- Is it formatted?- What filesystem?- What does "working