Maxtor 6y160p0 Tags: Hard Drives Computer Maxtor Storage Last response: March 29, 2010 2:17 AM in Storage Share brett_48 March 28, 2010 11:25:07 AM Hello, Just installed the above as a slave,in the BOIS it is shown as a slave and is enabled,but it does not show as installed in my computer and is not intialzed,what have i not done. More about : maxtor 6y160p0 gtvr a b G Storage March 28, 2010 12:12:32 PM What operating system? Is it a completely brand new drive? You need to go to disk management and initialize/format it. Exactly how you do this depends on your OS, or you can google it. brett_48 March 28, 2010 4:53:41 PM gtvr said:What operating system? Is it a completely brand new drive? You need to go to disk management and initialize/format it. Exactly how you do this depends on your OS, or you can google it. yes it is new.in my computer it does not show as a seperate disk,so can not format it. Related resources Maxtor 6Y160P0 wont boot after Ghost attempt - Forum Maxtor 160 Gb HD (6Y160P0) PIO Problem - Forum [SOLVED] Maxtor HDD Evaluation. - Forum MAXTOR D740X-6L not recognized by BIOS - Forum maxtor one touch iii external storage - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer brett_48 March 28, 2010 5:16:10 PM Just retryed what you suggested,done a re-start and it now works ok,thank you. Henry Chinaski March 28, 2010 5:26:22 PM First you must create a partition. After that you can enter into "My Computer" and, then, you can format it. You can create the partiton using the OS installation disk (XP, VIsta, 7) or using a program like Partiton manager. gtvr a b G Storage March 29, 2010 2:17:13 AM no need to use the install disk if you already have the OS installed. Usually something like right-click my computer & then "manage" then disk management Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhere can I go to transfer data off of two old hard drives, one a 20gb Maxtor and the other a 40gb WD to USB drives? Forum SolvedPower supply cord for Maxtor 3200 personal storage unit Forum SolvedMaxtor Onetouch dropped Forum SolvedAdding EIDE HDD (Maxtor Onetouch II as internal) to system with SATA boot drive causes system to no longer boot Forum SolvedMaxtor One Touch III Forum SolvedCan't access Maxtor 7080AT hdd Forum My external HD Maxtor DiamondMax 21 went use it the other day. Plugged it in ans the fan came on the on/off swich just start Forum Beep loop on IDE Hardisk (Maxtor 80GB) Forum Solvedmaxtor hard drive Forum Maxtor One Touch 3 ticking Forum Maxtor Fireball 3 HDD wont turn on when data cable is plugged in? Forum SolvedPreviously Good Maxtor SATA HDD Now Invisible to BIOS Forum SolvedMaxtor Hard Drive Broken Forum Maxtor one touch 4 not always found Forum maxtor external back up Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !