I have an issue with a new IDE HDD that I'm trying to install.

I have been running from the SATA drive that was already installed in my comp. Now I want to add an IDE drive, I tried master, slave, master w/ slave, both plugs on the IDE cable, set to boot from the SATA drive, but while the ide shows up in the hardware manager, it doesn't show up in my computer, so I can't do anything with it. The MSI system viewer that came with my GPU shows that the new drive has 80 GB on 0 partitions. I assume that I somehow have to format this drive then, but how do I format a drive that I can't see in windows and has no drive letter assigned to it. Like I said, windows does detect it, it just doesn't give me any access to it.

If anyone can help me out, I would really appreciate it.

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Last Post by saidin0111

I fixed it, I had to right click on the my computer icon and run through that sorta hidden process in the manage menu.

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