Seagate Hard Drive not reading

Hi, so my question is for some reason when i plug my Seagate Barrarcuda 7200.11 1500GB SATA2 7200RPM 32MB 3.5IN Hard Drive OEM into my Mobo, it is not able to read it, so i was wondering if i have to install anything or download some special program to make it work? Iam currently running windows XP. So if anyone knows the answer, please get back to me. Thanks
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  1. You need to create 1 or more partitions first then format it before you can use it.
    If you need instructions go to:
    It starts with installing it and goes to how to prepare it for use.
    Have fun.
  2. Thanks for replying and the guide but thats not my real problem lol I cant even get to OS cause i have 2 hard drive now, one Sata-I that iam already using that works fine and one i just bought which is this Seagate. When i plug the new one by itself or both in my Mobo, it says "Hardware initiated fail. check your device. Bios does not be installed" lol And when i try to just directly plug my hard drive in Windows, it just freezes and just do anything. So i thought there is something else that i have to do to get it up and running.
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