Seagate HD Problem

  gcha2 18:01 20 Nov 2005
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GCHA2
I have recently acquired a Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 drive Model No st380011A which I am trying to install it as a second drive on a PC running WIN 98SE. The drive is recognised correctly by the BIOS and shows as a Generic Drive Type 47 in Device Manager but does not show in My Computer as Drive D.
What am I doing wrong?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:10 20 Nov 2005

Probably needs formatting

Type diskmgmt in the run box

can you see the drive iin disk management (disk1)

click the drive initalize and thn click and format

  bazb 18:50 20 Nov 2005

You can use Seagate DiscWizard for Windows

click here

to set up your drive

  gcha2 17:48 22 Nov 2005

for Fruit Bat ^o^
Bazb

Thanks for your help - I now have a working drive. I was not aware that the drive - an OEM version - had been formatted as a single NTFS partition which seems to have been the problem

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