vista wont recognise external sata hard drive??

  stephen0205 12:25 28 Jun 2007

Hey guys i had a working 80gb sata drive in my pc along with a 200gb stata drive so i took out th 80gb one and put it in an external caddie, so i pugeed it in and the pc recognises it and vista finds the drivers and says ready. when i click on the drive it says 0gb and wont let me acces it, how do i fix this

  Sheik Yerbouti 15:51 28 Jun 2007

Try.... right click 'My Computer' - Manage, then Disk Management.. Select the drive and R Click and set as active partition.

  rawprawn 16:15 28 Jun 2007

Or follow Sheik Yerbouti instructions and click format.

  stephen0205 22:49 28 Jun 2007

fixed it, i took the sata drive fut it on my pc and formated it, and when back in caddy worked fine

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