New Hard drive install

Hi,
 I just installed a New Westeren Digital Hard drive as a Secondary HArdrive on a Windows XP machine. When I go into Device manager I can see it listed under Hard drives and working and installed properly. But I can't see it under My Computer?
BrijBhasinAsked:
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amirinamdarCommented:
Is the file system different on the two drives? Is your new drive properly formatted?Can you open the new drive by typing the dirve letter followed with a colon, e.g. x: in start>run?
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BrijBhasinAuthor Commented:
How do i check if its formated Correctly?
If go into BIOS I can see
Primary IDE Master Maxtor ...
Primarry IDE Slave WDC ...

What letter whould I type if I don't know what letter is assigned to the drive.
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waffleironheadCommented:
you need to make sure it is formated and partitioned, head into computer management and into the disk manager

right click over my computer, select manage
head to storage, disk management.

right click over the disk, format

waffle
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amirinamdarCommented:
Insert a win98 start up floppy and from the bios select option to boot from floppy [all first , second and third]. select start computer with cd-rom support. in the window then type fdisk and hit enter. select 4 'display partition information' and press enter' . it displays the partition information and the drive letter of  the primary dos partition [if any ] and extended dos partion [if any] and you can check for logical dos drive in the extended dos partition. if your file system is ntfs, it will show you that.
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ridCommented:
Isn't there a "Disk manager" in XP? The drive should be visible there, probably as "unallocated" or something. Choose to create a partition (or several, as needed) and then format.
/RID
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amirinamdarCommented:
There is, see waffleironhead's post.
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ridCommented:
Oh, sorry. Partial temporary blindness (PTB) struck again...
/RID
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amirinamdarCommented:
;-)
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