Back up hard disk drive not recognized as a system disk

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  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I have a Quantrum Fireball Plus hard drive I removed from an old windows 98
    formated it to NTFS. Having connected it to my computer (XP) as a back up
    storage disk the system does not regognize it, there is no sign of it
    anywhere on the system.
    Have tried as master and slave also tried another fireball disk that was
    working previously that was the formated in the same way and as I say worked.
    Look forward to replies
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    B J G
     
    Guest, Aug 17, 2007
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    peter Guest

    Try going to Administrative Tools/Computer Management/disk Management
    Is it listed there..........does it show up as being formatted or as
    unallocated space.???
    peter
    "MRRIGGA" <> wrote in message
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    >I have a Quantrum Fireball Plus hard drive I removed from an old windows 98
    > formated it to NTFS. Having connected it to my computer (XP) as a back up
    > storage disk the system does not regognize it, there is no sign of it
    > anywhere on the system.
    > Have tried as master and slave also tried another fireball disk that was
    > working previously that was the formated in the same way and as I say
    > worked.
    > Look forward to replies
    > --
    > B J G
     
    peter, Aug 17, 2007
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