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    ive just installed a maxton 120g h drive as a slave. xp reconized it but when i go into my computer its not there.
    so i took out my master and made the maxtor 120g my master. then i put in xp and tryed to install it on my 120g hdrive. the pc starts the installion process (yon no b4 window asks you do u want to insall afresh copy of xp) the i get the blue screen sayin there is a problem with my new harware and windows will now shut down to protect my pc.

    help please

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    stick the old one back in, make the new one slave boot up into xp then go

    start -> accessories -> admin tools -> computer management -> Disk management

    your new drive should be shown there, right click and format / partition it as you like.

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    Yeah. Do exactly what ilw said. Or what lynx said in your other same topic in the hardware section.

    Note: Post only in one place next time.

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    ditto....and are your jumpers set up right on the drive.


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    thanks peps all Sorted now

    Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by foot loose
    thanks peps all Sorted now

    Cheers

    cool......


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