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I took a WD external drive and installed it as a second sata drive. Bios and Device Manager recognize it not windows xp explorer. I want the data so I can't formator use disk manager. Drivers are on the disk. ANy Ideas?

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The Drve most likley does not have a partition or it has one that is from Linux or Mac. Use the disk manager snap in and see if it sees the drive. If so then create a partition on the disk then windows will assign a drive letter and you can format it

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