XP Not Displaying Slave HDD Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Windows XP Storage Last response: May 30, 2010 7:25 PM in Storage Share ggbroughton May 30, 2010 11:54:35 AM i have recently installed a secondary HDD into my pc and bios is recogniseing it but my OS isn't the hdd i have installed is a western digital wd200 ide drive hopefully this will be obvious to some of you More about : displaying slave hdd | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove ggbroughton May 30, 2010 12:02:48 PM my pc also says: primary ide channel no 80 conductor cable installed during bios startup if thats any help | Report abuse aford10 May 30, 2010 5:26:07 PM You need to allocate and assign a drive letter for the new hard drive. Right click on my computer/computer, and click manage. Click on disk management. Look in the bottom window for your new hard drive. | Report abuse ggbroughton May 30, 2010 7:25:53 PM ok i shall try thanks | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>XP Not Displaying Slave HDD> Related ressources: ForumTried to connect new blank HDD as Slave , now it won't Boot! ForumInstalling a 3rd SATA internal HDD when master & slave are IDE ForumFirst time setting up a slave drive, need simple instructions ForumInstall sata ex -boot drive as sata slave drive ForumSlave SATA HDD not reading, locked up ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumSlave HDD disk drive not recognized XP OS ForumNew HDD XP Pro install & Slave Drive Question ForumXP doesn't recognize partition on slave hdd ForumUsed slave HDD not in XP "my computer" ForumXP not recognizing IDE Primary Slave ForumSata Hardrive Master Slave ForumWill a virus infected hdd , that won't boot, be slaved w/o harm to mast ForumClone Master/ Slave IDEs to one SATA HDD ForumUsing an old HDD as a slave drive ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumHow will a 5400rpm HDD handle streaming worlds in games? ForumHARD DRIVE NOT RECOGNIZED? ForumSlave hard drive not seen in (My Computer) ForumSlave hard drive not recognized More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !