Hard drive not showing in 'my computer'

Im very new to all this so please bear with me. I just got delivery of my new system today. I have a 75 Gb with the OS running on it and also got a 500 Gb for storage. Samsung i think. The 75Gb comes up on my computer but the 500 wont. They both are on the devise manager with no issues. Could someone please tell me how to make it appear on windows so i can use it. Thanks
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  1. 1)Right Click "My Computer" and select "Manage"
    2) Under "Storage" select "Disk Management"
    3) Find your 500gb disk here and create a partition on it and format it as NTFS.
  2. thanks alot. that worked a treat.
  3. Another thing to consider is if you are running an xp version prior to sp2 it wont recognize the 500mb. So, make sure you are running sp2. Zenmaster, is right.
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