Closed Why removable disk is not displaying in my computer Tags: Computers Removable Disk CD-Rom Windows XP Last response: August 12, 2012 9:32 PM in Windows XP Share mizfitz August 11, 2012 9:29:37 PM I Have just installed an added CD/DVD read write drive and now the computer does not recognize either drive. Any suggestions? More about : removable disk displaying computer | Report abuse Register or log in to remove MidnightDistort August 11, 2012 9:30:11 PM Are they SATA drives or IDE? | Report abuse mizfitz August 11, 2012 9:35:19 PM Both are IDE | Report abuse Best solution MidnightDistort August 11, 2012 9:41:29 PM I'd check the drives for a slave/master issue then. Try this tutorial out to see if you can get it working http://www.mikeshardware.com/howtos/howto_connect_ide_h... | Report abuse Related ressources Why removable disk is not displaying in my computer - Forum Why will my new computer lag when displaying HD video? - Forum Hard Drive Displaying Incorrect Disk Usage - Forum Removable IDE Caddy & SATA Hard Disk Problem! - Forum Usb drive turned to removable disk - Forum Ask the community Publish Inductor August 11, 2012 9:45:43 PM The slave cord and the master have to be plugged in right, for instance if you plug a slave in to the slot but do not enable in your Bios(?) then it might not show up. At least that is what I have experienced in the past. | Report abuse mizfitz August 12, 2012 8:58:24 PM MidnightDistort said:I'd check the drives for a slave/master issue then. Try this tutorial out to see if you can get it working http://www.mikeshardware.com/howtos/howto_connect_ide_h... Got it. I had the Slave/Master jumpers connected improperly. Thanks | Report abuse SR-71 Blackbird August 12, 2012 9:32:32 PM Best answer selected by Area51reopened. | Report abuse SR-71 Blackbird August 12, 2012 9:32:37 PM This topic has been closed by Area51reopened | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>Why removable disk is not displaying in my computer> Related ressources: ForumUSB 2.0 removable disk with NTFS ForumHow to install the removable disk in my computer ForumCan i know why my computer ram, or hard disk is damaged?? ForumI cant see my removable disk in my computer ForumXP License on removable drive? ForumComputer problem solution desktop is not displaying anything ForumComputer new removable device-san disk (pictures) ForumWhy do my disk drives not work? Forum[Solved] USB error - Please insert disk into removable disk - FIX! Forumsite:tomshardware com removable disk asking to insert disk ForumS-ata = USB disk ? I don't want the " removable storage&q ForumCopying large files slows my entire computer . Why ? ForumI have three disk showing but now only one of disk is missing why ? ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP ForumHP desktop computer power light is on but no startup More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !