NEC ND-2510A cant find drive help

hi hope some 1 can help my freind has lost the drive there is power going to it as i can open it but it does nothing else as it does not show up on my computer cant do a firmware update as it cant find the hard ware …it does show up in bioes but no value nxst to it also in hardware devises shows up as loaded driver but cant find hard ware so any help would be great or is it dead thanks if you can help :bow:

Welcome to the forum.
The first thing to try is replace the IDE cable and check the jumpers for Master/Slave at the rear of the drive.
The fact that the BIOS cannot detect the drive correctly would suggest the cable is faulty or the jumper setting is incorrect, or the drive itself has failed.