I had a spare drive that I decided to reformat and use as my primary drive (I kept the other one in case I need to stick it back in for any reason). I did set the jumper to master/ slave. It is connected in a master/ slave configuration with another drive I was using as backup with the original with Norton Ghost. After several hours of formatting, installing Windows updates (this part took about two hours by itself) and trying to install other software, I wanted to see if I can access anything on the second drive (which has the Norton Ghost backup from the original) to try to find a couple of things. But the computer does not indicte that I have any other hard drive connected. When I reformatted, I had the jumper on "cable select". When that did not recognize the drive, then I tried changing it. I do not want to reformat the second drive. How can I gain access to it? Thanks in advance.
Another issue. When I reinstalled my Norton package it asks to enter the product key but when I do it says it is not a valid key. I thought the auto update may find my subscription information but it says I have to activate within fifteen days or it will stop working. I should have about ten months left on it.
This reformat involves more work than I thought! I did it because I wanted to remove most of my 17000 pictures which would have been tedious by itself. I am also having trouble installing the Roxio CD/ DVD software that came with my DVD burner. That application fails. Do I need that to burn a DVD or will Windows do that now? I may have other questions as I deal with this. Thanks again!