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 DMA problem with MAXTOR HD - Forum How quieten Maxtor drive - Forum Maxtor 160Gb very loud! - 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 hard disk for video editing under Windows XP : MAXTOR Diam.. Forum A upgrade for my AMD Phenom 9750? Forum Windows 7 problems after installing updates Forum PSU comparison - opinions wanted Forum Quad core lag/long load times Forum Slow computer after mobo upgrading Forum Internal HDD & OS Questions Forum Blue-Screen error on my Vista 64 system Forum Slow Performace XFX 9800GTX+ Forum frozen displays :( need halp! Forum High CPU usage in Wordpad Forum Upgrade from P4 3.4 GHz, advice needed Forum Dell Optiplex 755 Upgrade Forum Maxtor one touch 500 gig hard drive, no power, not working. Forum Maxtor onetouch 111 mini windows 7 problem Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !