adding hard drive in front slot

Gateway desktop / Lx6200-01
January 1, 2010 at 01:33:16
Specs: vista 64
On the front of my gateway is an area where I can add a hard drive (just slip it in the slot) well I have a hitachi ITBsata drive that I put in the slot and the computer is not showing it when I go to "start" then Computer. Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated

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#1
January 1, 2010 at 03:25:37
You may need to initialize (format) the drive in Disk Management in Windows

How to Use Disk Management in Vista: http://www.windowsreference.com/win...


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#2
January 1, 2010 at 06:31:46
Have you previously used that front drive slot?

Did you fasten the drive to a caddy designed to interface with the front bay?


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#3
January 1, 2010 at 14:48:31
How did you physically connect it? Did you use one of the external SATA HDD bays?

LIR


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