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Old 02-01-2006, 04:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just bought a new HD for my comp... plugged it in (power supply and hooked it into the bus cable), switch on the comp, but i cant find it anywhere... im using XP if that helps...
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could you post the specs of the hard drive? Size, manufacturer?
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right click my computer, click 'manage'. Go to the file selection section over to the left. Click on 'Storage.' 4 things should pop up in the main screen (usually) and you need to double click on Disk Management.

From here, you need to right-click, in the bottom section that just appeared, on the drive that you just installed. Format it. It should appear on your list after you get it taken care of.

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cheers for the help guys... but it turns out that i plugged the bus in wrong :P, i put the part for the DVD drive intot he HD and vice versa... lol!
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