Solved New hard drive not recognized windows xp dimension 3000 Tags: Hard Drives Dimension Windows XP Storage Last response: April 15, 2011 10:13 AM in Storage Share Marc4200 April 4, 2011 10:13:06 AM I have a new hard drive WD5000AA installed but my Dell dimension 3000 is not recognize it. Can somebody help me? More about : hard drive recognized windows dimension 3000 Best solution Hawkeye22 a c 284 G Storage April 4, 2011 11:59:44 AM Did you go into disk management, initialize, and format the drive? After you've done that, it will show up. Marc4200 April 15, 2011 3:01:10 AM Hawkeye22 said:Did you go into disk management, initialize, and format the drive? After you've done that, it will show up. Great, after fallow all direction I could format my hard drive. Now my computer is working fine. Thank you very much Hawkeye22. 100++++ Related resources Formatting new hard drive for Dell Dimension 5150C using Windows 7 - Forum Formating dimension3000 hard drive - Forum Need help with dell dimension 2400 with new hard drive - Forum Dell Dimension 2400/ 3000 and bootable USB? Please help. - Forum CPU temp for Dimension 3000 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer darkling April 15, 2011 8:23:42 AM Selecting Best Answer solves these threads please do so. Marc4200 April 15, 2011 10:13:25 AM Best answer selected by Marc4200. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDell dimension 3000 new graphics card HELP ForumUpgrading HDD in Dell Dimension 3000 ForumHard Drive Upgrade for Dell Dimension 3000 ForumCheap video upgrade for Dell Dimension 3000 ForumUSB Emulation in Dell Dimension 2400 and 3000 ? ForumCan I not use Windows ME on my new DIMENSION 3000 ???? ForumSeagate 2 TB External Hard Drive NOT Recognized on New Windows 7 PC ForumDell dimension 2400, bios cannot read the hard drive ForumQuirk with old Dell Dimension 4100's Forum4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd Forum[Solved] Can't read old partitioned hd. Drive letter conflict? ForumNew SATA 6GB/s drive causes PC to endlessly reboot ForumFIXED: Hard Drive Doesn't Show Files Anymore... ForumHitachi hard drive not recognized Forum[Solved] SSD worth using as a boot drive in my situation? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !