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Helpful +5 Report shawn Oct 24, 2008 at 12:12 AM thanks you! I appreciate it. Now, I've got XP set up but I'm lacking just a few more drivers. Excellent. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/question-about-formatting-a-second-hard-drive-to-serve-as-a-storage-drive.html

Burn the disk as an ISO Image. 15. Ran the tool from: http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html 2. Hi, As I said in the starter, at one point I deleted the second partition on the second drive leaving an unallocated space of about 90 Gb. My art station computer was worn out and I bought this new Gateway not realizing that my $4,500 worth of sign making software won't run on Vista. https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2209629

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March 7, 2008 DoggInJax You Rock!!!!!!!! I like your suggestion.......... I selected the first one. I used this method on a Dell inspiron 1420.

Does anyone have the solution? you should include this link in the tutorial though (http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfr…..mp;lang=en) most of the time this driver should work. This made for a larger than usual install but it worked fine. Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Bios I went to the Bios and made sure that the hard drive was detected.

January 21, 2008 ahmed ghoniem thank you man January 23, 2008 Gateway2 Gateway 2: Thanks for the great tip to all the fellow geeks out here. How To Format A Hard Drive Windows 10 It takes less than a minute and is completely free! You're welcome to change it at any time! more info here Things have changed a bit since then, mostly for the better I think.

but just in case i downloaded the 98 startup disk for the system files. How To Format A New Hard Drive The audio driver .exe I have is D00758-001-001.exe - this link should do it http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=D00758-001-001.exe&sourceid=navclient-ff&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1B3GGGL_enGB258GB258 The ‘Media Reader' is Part Number: D20003-003-001 - should be available here - http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/getFile.asp?id=21248&dscr=Media%20Card%20Reader%20Driver%20Version:%20TI% Good luck! it just says "an error has occured". Could not read from the selected boot disk.

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defective drive Try the drive in 1. The installer still didn't offer to install on the second drive. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management You will need to repartition and reformat the hard drive from the directions in Answer ID 1021: How to change the format type (file system) of a hard drive or Solid How To Format A Hard Drive Windows 7 Instead, I selected a right click on the drive and selected format in the menu.

Serial ATA and IDE ribbon cables should be no longer than 18 inches. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/formatting-a-drive.html Right Click on Hardisk that doesn't show a partition and choose "Import Foreign Disks" 4). Some drivers will allow you to automatically extract into a directory. create linux parittion on /sdb named / (with ext4 format) and /swap (with swap format). Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10

Adv Reply March 6th, 2014 #6 oldfred View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Super Master Roaster Join Date Jun 2009 Location SW Forida BeansHidden! Here's How to Fix It Article How To Open Control Panel in All Versions of Windows Article How to Open the Windows Registry Editor Get the Most From Your Tech With The system is old, the disks are ATA/IDE, it has ribbon cable which runs from the IDE1 on the motherboard to the 2 disks, and the 2 disks have jumpers which http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/formatting-drive-new-os.html February 13, 2008 shasha oh my gosh i cant believe i finally did it!!!

I was able to download the XP drivers for this computer from the Gateway support site and updated the BIOS with them and it still just shows "" in that list. Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up October 17, 2007 jet431 Where did you get those drivers in your example pic???? D'oh!

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I dont have any vista disk to recover nor can the default F11 can recover (cant find boot device), at can I do? - Urgent November 12, 2007 abhijit I am I would make sure I had working Windows XP CD as repair, just in case I needed to convert MBR back to Windows. I know there's someone smarter than me out there... Mbr Or Gpt For Second Hdd Thanks lot!

Thanks everyone for your diligence and your willingness to share with others. If the Full Format fails to complete, attempt to perform a Quick Format instead of a Full Format. Usually it is Intel, and their site is actually ok once you have the CORRECT info. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/formatting-a-new-drive.html I turned off the computer and put the CD drive back in.