new hdd not in my computer

By swker98
Jul 7, 2006
  1. Hey guys

    i got a new hardevie for some extra junk and vista beta

    i install it into the comp bios sees it

    i got int device manager and saftly remove programs and they both see it, but my problem is my computer cannot see it or didnt give it a name (letter)

    whats up here???
  2. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 1,077

    im so dumb, i had to formattit and now it works lol
  3. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 1,077

    accually vista dosnt like this drive becuse it is dinamic

    what does this mean how to i make it a baseic partiton
  4. CrossFire851

    CrossFire851 TS Rookie Posts: 766

    Are you doing the windows 98 operation for formatting? Use your windows XP CD to correctly formatt it.
  5. korrupt

    korrupt TS Rookie Posts: 716

    Follow portable hdd link in my sig, this will tell you how to make partition toward the bottom of post.


  6. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    if no data on it
    just go to disk manager and make it basic
    it in my computer, manage
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