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Windows 7: Installed a 3Gb hard drive

12 Oct 2013   #1

W7 Ultimate 32bit
Installed a 3Gb hard drive

Windows does not see it. Running Windows 7 64 Ultimate. I have 16Gb's of memory onboard. What do I need to do to get it up and running?

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12 Oct 2013   #2

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

Hi jpk :)

Can you give us a full screen snip of Disk Management

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

It may be recognized, but unallowcated & unformatted.

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13 Oct 2013   #3

W7 Ultimate 32bit

Fixed problem. Working now. Thanks.
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13 Oct 2013   #4

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM

Would you mind elaborating? It may help others in future who face the same problem.
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14 Oct 2013   #5

W7 Ultimate 32bit

Just went to Disk Mgmt. and formatted the drive. It wasn't showing up originally and I abandoned doing anything about it until the other day. Anyway there it was showing in DM as a 3Tb drive unformatted and listed as drive 0. Fomatted and a letter was assigned, drive K, so now it is operational.
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 Installed a 3Gb hard drive

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