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 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 aford10 a b G Storage 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ggbroughton May 30, 2010 7:25:53 PM ok i shall try thanks Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Tried to connect new blank HDD as Slave , now it won't Boot! Forum Installing a 3rd SATA internal HDD when master & slave are IDE Forum First time setting up a slave drive, need simple instructions Forum Install sata ex -boot drive as sata slave drive Forum Slave SATA HDD not reading, locked up Forum Simple and Free Guide to Removing Malware Forum Slave HDD disk drive not recognized XP OS Forum New HDD XP Pro install & Slave Drive Question Forum XP doesn't recognize partition on slave hdd Forum Used slave HDD not in XP "my computer" Forum XP not recognizing IDE Primary Slave Forum Sata Hardrive Master Slave Forum Will a virus infected hdd , that won't boot, be slaved w/o harm to mast Forum Clone Master/ Slave IDEs to one SATA HDD Forum Using an old HDD as a slave drive Forum First SSD advice? Forum How will a 5400rpm HDD handle streaming worlds in games? Forum HARD DRIVE NOT RECOGNIZED? Forum Slave hard drive not seen in (My Computer) Forum Slave hard drive not recognized Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !