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Hi there,
just added a sata hdd to my system (other hdd is ide)
the sata drive is recognised in the bios and device manager
but not in my computer. any tips please? I am running xp home on an intel 865 board with 2.6 intel processor.
cheers in advance :(

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the sata drive is recognised in the bios and device manager but not in my computer.

How is this possible? What do you mean, it's not recognised in your computer?

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when I left click on mycomputer the sata drive is not there but it is recognised in the bios and also in device manager but all i have under my computer is the A drive (floppy) C drive (ide hdd) and D drive (dvd/cd)

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Make sure it has a drive letter. Go into Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Computer Management and choose Disk Management from the left pane. Right-click the drive, pick "Change Drive Letter" and start fiddling.

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