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Windows 7: New 2TB HDD Not showing up in my computer

16 Jan 2013   #1
crazykilla

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
New 2TB HDD Not showing up in my computer

Hello, I'm CrazyKilla

I Recently ordered a new 2TB 6GB/s HDD, and i plugged it into my pc, as i started up my pc i was told that to make the changes i need to restart my pc, then i saw that drivers were installing, my new HDD showed up there, but after i restarted PC Twice, it didn't show up in my computer, do i need to do something else? to be honest i've never ordered in a HDD before so i don't know what you have to go through, but im pritey sure its plug in, driver install, and use... help please!


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16 Jan 2013   #2
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You may have to go into Disk Management and format the drive, which will assign it a drive letter. Hard drives come unformatted, so they are ready to be prepped for whatever way you plan to use it.
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16 Jan 2013   #3
crazykilla

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Thankyou, i searched disk management in start and clicked on "Create and Format hard disk partitions", it was quiet simple from there on, thanks!
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