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Old 12-26-2007, 07:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Okay, well, for Christmas I got a 400gb western digital hdd. So I opened it up and plugged it in, but when I go to "My Computer" it doesn't recognize it's there. Is there any configurations I need to do? Any help is much appreciated, Gavin.
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Start>Run>compmgmt.msc

Go down to Disk Management and format your new drive. It may also say add new partition in the unallocated space.
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In administrative tools, computer managment, disk managment, make sure you select the CORRECT drive before formating.
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thanks a bunch, it's formatting now
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