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sATA Detected but not appearing in windows.


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Silvion

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Hey guys.

I got a new HDD, sATA 500gb Western Digital...
it does not come up in device manager but not in my computer as in the window..

Add hardware says its working fine. but i still cant see it.. any help please?

Edited by Silvion, 17 July 2007 - 05:28 AM.

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Did you format your new hd (has it got the file system FAT or NTFS)?
You can do it in Start->Control Panel->Administrative Tools->Computer Management->Dosk Management->Format on right click
Also Disk Director can do it easy and fast.

Edited by sharlpero, 17 July 2007 - 05:17 AM.

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Ah sorry i meant it wouldnt come up in device manager.. sorry..
but im getting disk director atm.. thanks alot i will get back :whistling:
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OK

Good Luck
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Ah sorry. I will be back asap. But im capped and cant download the file!! AHHH

So im changing house tomorrow night and i will get back to you:D
thanks for your help again
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Hey guys, i downlaoded the program and not sure what to do with it now..

any help pls?
the drive comes up.
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Dont worry. Its fixed now.
I went into control panel/admin tools/ device manager/ storage/ format

thanks anyway
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