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tersans, Jul 11, 2007 #9 Rgrt2Infrm Joined: Aug 26, 2007 Messages: 1 Just for information - I have the same problem as Nodes. the easy way is to remove the jumper connector completely. There are very few reasons to change this. In Windows 10, 8, and 7, the Perform a quick format option is checked by default but I recommend unchecking the box so a At times it will show in BIOS but not always, and even then it doesn't show in Vista. Check This Out

disk management, device mgr.,computer. Leave a comment Helpful +0 Report jman Jul 12, 2009 06:34PM Worked perfectly I couldn't figure out whether it wasn't getting power or something was wrong and I should return the Since I still have Vista, can you folks recommend the best alternative anti-virus/anti-malware software that is FREE? Once partitioned, return to this page for help formatting the drive.Time Required: The time it takes to format a hard drive in Windows depends almost entirely on the drive's size, but

Install Os On Second Hard Drive

Thanks for the reply...I'll look into this one. LEFT click on a part of the black bar. Back to top #4 Abzyx Abzyx Members 53 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:18 AM Posted 13 January 2017 - 01:16 PM I have learned that support for MSE will be ending

Vista has some oddities that I just dont understand why they changed things the way they did, but they still all function...mostly Leave a comment Helpful +1 Report brandon Jun 11, The bar showing the disk will probably be all black, unless you have partitions on there already, these will be blue. So to keep things clean and easy to read: - IDE 0 - Main hdd ( 320gb ) - sataII - IDE 1 - Secondary hdd ( 320gb ) - sataII In my random efforts to solve the problem I have updated every driver I can.

Don't forget to uninstall MSE before attempting to install another antivirus! (Of course you can download their installer before you uninstall MSE.) Speaking of uninstalling: Never attempt to uninstall a third-party Two Hard Drives With Different Operating Systems Which when you consider I spent about 10 hours trying to get the HD working, 2 hours is small fry. LEFT click on a part of the black bar. Great you think, but oh no, it's not that simple.

See How To Format C for instructions on how to format your primary drive.  Once located, right-click or tap-and-hold on the drive and choose Format.... I can clcik through to Format or Delete Partition but I don't want to as I have loads of stuff (~150GB) on the disk. Feel free ...Show All Items How to CLEAN Install Windows Vista directly from Hard drive – NO DVD or USB needed!! You can keep track of the drive format by watching the Formatting: xx% progress in the Status field.Note: Formatting a hard drive in Windows could take a very long time if

Two Hard Drives With Different Operating Systems

More by StevenTyler:Add instructable to: Contest GroupRelatedInstall Windows 8 directly from Hard drive – NO DVD or USB needed!by StevenTylerCreate a Bootable USB drive with VistaPEby FleaInstall Windows 7 without USB The bar showing the disk will probably be all black, unless you have partitions on there already, these will be blue. Install Os On Second Hard Drive Support for Microsoft Essentials For Vista ending April 2017... Dual Boot Two Hard Drives Just say yes.

Next, I am a little unclear as to the order of operations and would appreciate your help. his comment is here Aug 2, 2007 Hard drive won't boot. In (probably) disk 1, will be the new disk. I've been letting this drive (and my linux drive) sit in my case disconnected for about 4 months, because i was never able to find a solution to this problem. How To Install A Second Hard Drive Windows 10

I don't have an operating system disk. Register now! You may also... this contact form Nodes, Apr 16, 2007 #1 Sponsor downtime Joined: Oct 21, 2002 Messages: 759 Have you tried attaching it to a different connector?

When I first installed the drive I went through the usual polava of initialising and doing a quick format of the drive. thanks a ton man Reply Report Concrete1- Oct 23, 2010 11:52AM Many many thanks. So the claim that you don't see it in your computer needs some grain of salts: Some programs (like Disk Management) see it, other programs (like Explorer) don't.

Hopefully someone can help me...I've been messing with this for hours, and it's stressing me out.

Be careful not to alter or delete any of the files in the Windows directory. Avira and Bitdefender no longer support Vista, and others will follow sooner or later, so keep an eye on system requirements. Choose the size of the volume on th enext screen ( if you want more than 1 partition, set whatever size you want). IF you have them on Cable Select, I would recommend making them a master and slave.

I know that sounds a bit confusing, that you have a C: drive in Vista and a different C: drive in 7 but, trust me, it works. Then I pressed SHIFT+F10 that opend CMD, after the CMD opend I closed the installation and went back to the windows installer home screen before I delet \bcd and followed the whatever you want.Note: If you created multiple partitions on this physical hard drive, you can now return to Step 3 and repeat these steps, formatting the additional drive(s).Formatting Deletes Data... navigate here It takes less than a minute and is completely free!

All of those were present in vista's system32 directory so i thought I'd "update the driver" in Vista and when prompted for a driver disk, browse and point to C:\windows\system32 (under I stumbled on your forum post on Google and signed up for an account just to thank you since it worked great! Leave a comment Helpful +1 Report alembic Mar 14, 2009 02:00PM symbiot thanks a lot. To other readers: reno70yr meant to say Windows 7, not Windows Vista, in his original post.

I have a WD Cavair 250GB SATAII Drive with the OS plugged into Intel orange SATA socket (Channel 0) and a LG DVD-Multiwriter as master on the IDE socket. Unless they've changed something, and since my clients whose machines I've installed it on haven't been in touch to complain I have to believe they haven't, you don't even get the horsecharles, Jun 26, 2007 #6 BF737 Joined: Jun 26, 2007 Messages: 3 Thanks for the reply nodes. or from anywhere else in Windows.