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Hi,
If it's not seen then:
1. Plugging wrong
2. Cable installed wrong or bad.
3. Bad drive.
4. Bad controller
Remove the cpu cover and check if the power cables and FRC cable is properly plugged in or not. also Check master/slave/CS jumper position. Try a different IDE cable. If your hard drive is in master then the other drive(cd-rom) should be in slave. If all the jumpers are removed then it means that slave. Try above steps. Hopefully it should work. Thank you.......

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