Re: ATA Hard Drives
> Old machine with XP Pro installed, with two IDE hard drives, both set up with
> NTFS file system, and they worked fine in XP. New machine does not have any
> IDE ports only SATA, and to use one of old IDE hard drives I bought a caddie
> with USB connection.
> Put IDE hard drive in caddie, Vista said device manager installed, but in
> "my computer" the drive is not there. In device manager the drive is shown
> under the main hard drive, and says it is working properly. In disk
> management the drive is shown, but it does not have a drive letter and the
> top half of the screen, under file type there is nothing saying it is NTFS.
> Any suggestions how I can access this drive?
I did the exact same thing 2 weeks ago, and the drive appeared as normal
after the 3rd boot. Can't explain why.
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