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Harddrive not showing up in my computer, but is present in device manager? Need help!

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January 14, 2014 11:39:09 AM

Just bought a seagate baracuda 2TB drive to install in my desktop running windows 8.1. The drive is registered in the device manager, but is not showing up as a drive in my computer. Don't know what's causing this as this is my first go at replacing a HDD..

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January 14, 2014 11:46:51 AM

have you checked Disk Management?
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January 14, 2014 12:29:28 PM

ImMzrly said:
have you checked Disk Management?


Didn't even know there were such a thing! Thank you very much!
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January 14, 2014 12:29:57 PM

+1 to ImMzrly

disk management will be able to partition and format that new drive.
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