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Windows XP will not pickup my 2nd hard drive (intermittent fault)

Running XP with all updates installed to this date.
I have the OS on my primary hardrive - never had any problems.
I purchased, installed formatted and partitioned a second disc being the HD250HJ many months ago. On SATA port 2.
Depending on the mood of the computer Windows will not detect the drive, it does not appear on my computer, device manager, of disc management.
BIOS detects it every time and will happily run scans which have found no problem.
It powers up fine every time and when it does appear on boot up the data is fine and there are no problems.
I have not found a similar problem posted anywhere.
Your help is appreciated

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Most likely it is getting ready to crash, remove your files and replace the HD very quickly.

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