Large capacity harddrive wont show in my computer Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Computer External Hard Drive Storage Last response: December 22, 2010 2:20 PM in Storage Share Qwertyuiop_30 December 22, 2010 10:58:46 AM Im using Win7, I have a large 1TB western digital external harddrive i plug in.. It is recodnized in divises and printers but wont show up in "My Computer" More about : large capacity harddrive wont show computer Hawkeye22 a c 371 G Storage December 22, 2010 11:30:58 AM Run disk management. If it shows up as raw, it needs initialized first. If it shows up as unallocated space, then it needs formatted. Once the drive is assigned a drive letter it will show up under "my computer". m 0 l sturm a b G Storage December 22, 2010 2:20:29 PM Note: If you had data on the drive initializing and formatting will make data retrieval difficult. If it's a brand new drive then follow Hawkeye22s post. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources large capacity 160 gigabyte harddrive Forum Suggetstions for large capacity harddrive >200gb Forum SolvedI want to build a computer with an Intel T7 processor, a solid state harddrive, large Memory and all of it in a small case. Forum Windows 7 install won't show the entire hard drive capacity Forum SolvedHarddrive is detected but won't show up in disk drive Forum SolvedMy computer lets me format my card I have a sandisk 64gb, but it wont let me change the capacity of the it. The computer give Forum Solvednew drive shows wrong capacity and won't partition Forum SolvedFormatted Used Harddrive not showing in my computer Forum SolvedWindows 7 Computer Won't Recognize Long-standing External Harddrive Forum SolvedNew built computer won't show BIOS and keeps restarting Forum my harddrive doesn't show on my computer but i does on BIOS Forum My iOmega harddrive model RPHD-UD doesn't show up anywhere in my computer. It is giving a steady beeping sound but Forum Solved1TB HD won't show up on the computer after installing windows 7 on my new SSD Forum SolvedHarddrive not showing up in my computer, but is present in device manager? Need help! Forum SolvedHarddrive not showing up in My Computer Forum SolvedNewly built computer starts, but won't show up on monitor (Please reply quick) Forum Computer sees the external harddrive but doesn\'t show any files Forum Harddrive wont show up Forum Show 4 computer actively on 1 large monitor Forum Wd 2 tb Harddrive not showing up in Computer in File Explorer. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !