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    hard drives not appearing in explorer

    Have just installed vista home prem 64 bit.
    I can see my main drive and the 2 optical drives in explorer but my other 500gb drive and the 320gb drive don't appear. They do appear in device manager however.
    Both drives that I can't see have been plugged into the slave connections on the motherboard.

    Help!
    I do know everything, just not all at once. It's a virtual memory problem.

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    Re: hard drives not appearing in explorer

    fire up Disk Manager

    (control panel, administrative tools, computer management, disk manager)

    then format and/or assign it a drive letter.


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    Re: hard drives not appearing in explorer

    go into disk management(control panel -> administrative tools -> computer managment -> disk mangement) they should turn up in as unformated and format the drives.

    Edit: beat to it by streetster
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