I have a maxtor drive, 300G 6L300R0, that shows in the bios and device manager but not in windows. It also is not showing in Disk Manager. It is an IDE device set as slave and the OS is WindowsXP Pro.
The drive was working for about 8 months. Occasionally it would not show up in window so I would shutdown, disconnect the drive, boot up then shut down again, reconnect the drive and start up again. The drive would show up.
Now it doesn't. In device manager it says the drive is working properly. Any ideas?