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02-02-2013, 05:00 PM
Hi, just plugged a second hard drive in a seagate 2tb barracuda sata3 using sata cable and power cable, win xp machine, rebooted, noticed the "drivers installing" in the corner then it was not viewable under my computer, looked in device manager and it shows both Hard drives and says working normally, rebooted and checked in Bios (not that I know what I am doing) and it had two hard drives (both the 160gb C drive and the 2TB new one) but still not viewable, any suggestions please.

Speedy Gonzales
02-02-2013, 05:09 PM
If its empty go to control panel / admin tools / computer management / disk management. Highlight the 2 TB hdd, right mouse then format / quick format it

02-02-2013, 05:13 PM
Brilliant thanks, all good now. Appreciate the help

Speedy Gonzales
02-02-2013, 05:14 PM
Sweet no probs :) Welcome to PF1 btw