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Hdd detected in bios but not in windows

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July 25, 2010 5:46:34 PM

i have a seagate 80gig hdd dnt have the code name at the moment any help wolud be appreciated... thx in advance
July 25, 2010 10:23:00 PM

go to Admin Tools in Control Panel. Open up Computer Managerment, under storage use Disk Management. The drive should be in there. You'll need to format it in there.
July 26, 2010 7:00:52 AM

Windows doesn't spot it because it's not formatted yet.
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July 28, 2010 1:23:06 PM

so i can format it in a windows setup??
July 28, 2010 2:37:03 PM

You can format it from within Windows, like homiezheadsup explained.