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Windows 7: 2.0 TB Western Digital not in "My Computer"

30 Dec 2014   #1
AlphaQueOver

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
2.0 TB Western Digital not in "My Computer"

Hey all,

So I built my computer today, and everything is running as it should be except the Harddrive. It's a 2.0 TB Western Digital. It is recognized in the BIOS, but when I go to check 'My Computer" for example, only my 240GB SSD comes up.

All help would be appreciated because I just want to get on and start gaming.

Thanks


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30 Dec 2014   #2
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Have you attempted to find it in Windows Disk Managment?

You would need to format it and give it a drive letter, which can be done there.
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