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why wont my new hard drive show up in my computer?

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why wont my new hard drive show up in my computer?

zack247
Today i got a brand new 500gb sata hard drive made by western digital. it is the wd caviar blue.
i am currently running windows 7 off of an ide hard drive paired up with my dvd rom drive, since my computer has only one ide socket. i got a new hard drive, and i plugged it in and started the computer. it got recognized in the bios, and windows installed the drivers for it, but why wont it shopw up in my computer? in the bios i can set it to "ide" "raid" or something else. i have plugged it into all of the sata sockets and have tried two sata cables but no luck.

my specs are:
-intel d945gtp desktop motherboard
-256mb ati radeon x700 se pcie graphics card
-2gigs of ram in 4 slots
-1 20gig maxtor ide hdd
-1 dvd/rw ide drive
-intel pentium d processor
-350w power supply

why wont it show up in my computer? plese help me!