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Windows XP Media Center Won´t Recognize Reinstalled Slave HDD

Following your instructions, I have now successfully added a Samsung hard drive and Windows XP has recognised the primary slave. Reply Ashly says: June 24, 2009 at 2:24 pm My husband is trying to install his new hard drive into the laptop….. The new drive is working> > >> fine.> > >> When I removed the old drive, it also was working fine.> > >>> > >> I have a couple of questions Driving blue LED with 3.3V using an op-amp Assassinate a semi-omniscient crime lord Mounting and unmounting in same shell script results in error Username field in registration form Does runway 32/33R Source

You would have to select the HD you want>>to boot from. Cheers Tim Reply Donny says: January 3, 2009 at 4:19 pm Fantastic article!! This what you will have to do ok.>> > >>> > >Do a repair install>> > >http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN->> > US;Q315341&ID=KB;EN-US;Q315341>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >Alvin>> > >>> Can u please guide me/help me to install the new system. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-cant-find-old-hard-drive-as-slave.109825/

Reply Carina says: November 24, 2009 at 2:36 am Hello i wanted to ask, i'm trying to connect a previous sata hard drive onto friends computer to access some files so You will be prompted during the first part of setup to partition and format your drive; if you are using Windows 2000, XP or Vista, make sure to use the NTFS Everything appears to be ok except: 1. thanks!!

You would have to select the HD you> > >> > > want> > >> > >>>>to boot from. One is used by my system hard drive (the drive that came with my computer), and the other is used by my SATA CD/DVD drive. Thank you again. hello!!!

Would this be my hard drive. Saved me a lot of ‘messing about' time. Plug the system in and turn it on. I am hoping that it was a faulty ribbon cable and not a MB failure os some kind...Thanks for your suggestions!

Reply Alan Bush says: November 26, 2008 at 11:12 pm At last!! Thanks alot. CPU: Intel Atom 1.66GHz RAM: 1GB DDR2 HDD: 160GB SATA2 5400RPM Cheers Aug 18, 2011 #1 mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,997 +373 Windows XP lacks most SATA drivers Also make sure that the drives are compatible with your motherboard, unfortunately, some motherboards are only compatible with a few types of hard drive.

It is conceivable that you mayhave some trouble finding the hardware drivers for your laptop to run XP. The old drive and Win XP Home OS came with my Dell> > >> computer. It's there in the device manager too, saying it is working properly but it has no letter allocated to it. There are files on there I still need to access> or I would just fdisk it and format it completely.

The power supply of the enclosure that is, not the drive. this contact form CPU, RAM, PCI > > and> >>>>AGP>>>>>>>>>>cards, etc. I don't use WD Drives because a long time ago I had a problem with one when setting up a system. Reply Janine says: August 16, 2007 at 6:28 pm Many thanks for the VERY SIMPLE step by step instructions for initializing a STA harddrive.

Partition and format the disk to your liking, but make sure not to convert it to a dynamic disk, as doing so will provide plenty of annoyances down the road. There are files on there I still need to access or I would just fdisk it and format it completely. 10 answers Last reply Aug 12, 2004 More about hard drive Please try again now or at a later time. have a peek here If I could do this, then I would could just perform a thorough format of the laptop HDD, eradicate the virus for good and get a better running machine in the

Would like to install /replace vista with Win 7. That said, this article was a real help for my reinstall. It has two partitions.> >>> >> Now I want to install my old hard drive as a slave with> >> Windows XP Home still in tact.

The new drive is > > working> >>>>>>fine.>>>>>>When I removed the old drive, it also was working > > fine.> >>>>>>I have a couple of questions at this point.>>>>>>>>>>>>1.

  1. Reply Ravenwolfvoyager says: September 29, 2007 at 1:14 pm Great article, I really appreciate the simplicity involved and the easy to follow instructions.
  2. Setting Jumpers: IDE Drives IDE can accommodate two drives per channel, with most computers having two channels built in.
  3. At the same time make sure that the original Drive is actually on the end of the Data Lead, you may have to move the drives around to make the lead
  4. Cheers!
  5. Reply Natalie says: March 13, 2009 at 1:22 pm I recently puchased completely new parts to build a new computer.
  6. Thanks for the instructions!

When I went back into XPPro and looked at my disk management I discovered that Dell had originallyconfigured the old Hard Drive to contain 36mb of Fat 32 on Partition 1.Once Setting Jumpers: SATA Drives Good news! Reply mark says: December 18, 2008 at 12:29 pm working on a computer with two hard drives. Check the BIOS to make sure that the drives are all being recognized.

It has two> > >> > > partitions.> > >> > >>>>>>Now I want to install my old hard drive as a slave> > >> > > with> > >> > The old drive is also set at cable select and I> intend to put it on the grey terminal.>> 2. PLEASE?!? Check This Out Please reply, greatly appreciate your time.

Well, thing is, I have 900GB of data on the drive that I cannot lose. Physical Installation Now's when you actually take off the case and get your hands dirty. Serial ATA cables, in particular, can sometimes fall out of their connection. Already have an account?

Reply David says: September 10, 2007 at 12:58 pm I must be missing a step. CPU, RAM, PCI> > >> > > and> > >> > >>>>AGP> > >>>>> > >>>>>>cards, etc. Thanks for the easy to follow instructions. If you installed a drive on a connector that was not in use, you may have to set the corresponding drive to "Auto." If your BIOS has an auto-detect feature, you