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Thread: Please help, trying to fit a slave drive

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    Please help, trying to fit a slave drive

    Ok so ive fitted a slave IDE drive

    been having problems with it, so at the moment ive taken out my 2 cd roms

    heres the setup at the moment:

    1 SATA drive with windows on

    then ive put a IDE drive in on the master IDE cable on its own with the MASTER jumper


    It see's it in bios, it see's it in device manager, but not in my computer?????

    please help me

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    sorted it

    lol

    forgot to format it

    new problem now, why is it a 200 gig hard drive, but ive formated it using NTFS and its saying its 128 gig

    will I get full 200 if I change it to FAT 32 do ya think?

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    fixed that aswell now, used Fdisk

    now getting 186 megs

    thats close enough for me

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    Old and Cranky Super Moderator rik's Avatar
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    Glad we could help!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rik
    Glad we could help!
    Ditto,that was a smooth fix.
    The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

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