unable to detect 2nd Hard Drive; system (OPTIPLEX GX620)

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I can't see even in device manager nor in setup, but the power cable is fine and attached correctly.. please help me out
 

dextermat

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Hi,

First off is it IDE or sata disk? If IDE, you neet to setup the jumper properly.

Boot to bios:

If you can see it there, it's probably damage and not showing up in windows ?
If it's not showing up there, it most likely dead.
 

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thankx for advice..

and it is a SATA, and is not damaged.
actually this hard is one of my friend's and I bring it bcz i want to transfer some data.... the hard has windows 7 installed on it and is singly running properly... but when I attach it with my hard it doesn't.

I hv installed windows XP service pack3 on my system..

 

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