From: Rolland on 01/09/2003
1. Make sure it is detected by the hardware before windows starts up. If it is not, the drive is probably dead.
2. Go into device manager and open the hard drive controllers and make sure both ide channels are enabled in the settings tab. (not default)
3. If that still does not work, do a regedit and look for 'noide' without the quotes. If you find it, delete the key. Then reboot.
4. Try these and good luck.