How to use fdisk on an External Drive

By robvilla
Nov 6, 2007
  1. I have a new 80 Gb IDE hard disk on my USB 2.5 drive. XP was able to detected it but it didn't appear on my computer or windows explorer. How can I use fdisk on it and format it later?
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Just use the Disk Management Console instead. Right-click on My Computer, click on Manage & go to the disk management portion of the utility.
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