External Hard Drive Problem

  baggi 21:45 24 Jan 2005

Hi, Just got a Novatech 40GB Ndisk external hard drive today, installed as per instructions, Windows XP says new hardware found, installng hardware, hardware ready to use, but when i go to my computer it is not in the drives section, but it is in the device manager section, try to save pictures but it is not listed anywere,
any idea's, am i doing anything wrong..? do i have to do something else, i have done what the instructions say.



  VoG II 21:47 24 Jan 2005

Have you formatted it?

  baggi 21:52 24 Jan 2005

No, I can not find it listed to do it


  temp003 08:08 25 Jan 2005

Click Start, Run, type diskmgmt.msc and press Enter.

Find the external hdd in the bottom half. Right click the unallocated space and select create new partition. Follow the prompts and you'll be asked to format the new partition.

  baggi 12:49 25 Jan 2005


thanks for that working ok

thanks baggi

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