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2nd Sata drive not reconized after formating the C drive

\015 I have a compaq presario sr1750nx.Prod #v ELl445aa.I Cleaned the C drive and installed windows XP home edition on it.The problem is after formating it my 2nd SATA drive (which is a maxtor) is not showing up in my Computer.It's in the BIOS and it's in the device manager.In the Disk Management it shows up as a Foreign disk Not basic or dynamic.Any help would be great.I'm also having problems finding a driver for the SM Bus Controller.The system runs fine do i even need it.I know its the system management bus controller,But the computer is doing fine with out it.\015

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Did you find your hdd in the bios when it first start . if you have no important files in the second HDD then you can directly remove partition and repartition it in the disk manangement.
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