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Hard drive isn't recognized

I have a desktop PC with Windows XP SP2. Just attached Hitachi HDT 725032VLAT80 320Gb hard drive (as primary slave) . But as I open My computer window, I can't find this hard disc drive. When I opened Device manager section, it says that this new hard drive is working properly. So what should I do to get this hard drive recognized.

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  • tony jy Jul 26, 2008

    I cannot get my computer to recognize it

  • Anonymous Aug 13, 2008

    same problem



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Great solution, tech8!!!

Worked great for me. There was a drive letter conflict and it didn't tell me. Struggled for a month with this.



Posted on Dec 23, 2007


Great advice tech8 !!! That worked for me. I was frustrated with this problem for the last month. It looks like my chief problem was that the drive letter previously being used for this HDD was assigned to a different network path. It looks like it didn't automatically give a new drive letter. Your solution worked great!



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If you have xp pro right click
My Computer/manage and
go to storage/diskmanagement
and find the drive and assign a
drive letter to it

Posted on Dec 02, 2007

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