troubleshooting Question

External Hard Drive in Hard Drive Enclosure installs on win 98 but doesnt show in My Computer

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Hi guys I bought an external hard drive enclosure and put a 80GB drive into it.

I plugged it into my xp machine and it detected andworked fine.

I plugged it into my windows 98 machine but it wont work.  It says the drivers are installing or installed and ive used the driver disk that cam with the enclosure.

But the drive does not show in My Computer.

To get it to work in XP Pro I had to right click my computer and click "manage" and then right click and format the drive as it was a brand new drive.

But how do i do the same equivalent for 98se


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