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windows can't detect hhd
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Default windows can't detect hhd - 07-30-2011, 03:15 | posts: 20

I bought a new hhd and install it in my computer. i start the computer and windows can't detect my hardware. i shut it down,reconnect the cables and still the result is still the same. any ideas?
   
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Default 07-30-2011, 03:21 | posts: 6,739 | Location: 127.0.0.1

Open disk management, create primary partition and format the new drive, assign it a drive letter.
   
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Default 07-30-2011, 03:58 | posts: 20

It works!!! you are a life and money saver !!! thanks
   
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Default 07-30-2011, 07:51 | posts: 1,567 | Location: Port elizabeth,Sout Africa

sometimes you all so need to initiate the drive for windows to pick it up.
   
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