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Restoring original programming on seagate 1 5tb hard drive

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October 12, 2011 6:11:41 AM

Hello,
After hooking up my Seagate 1.5tb expansion portible drive and formatting it to the tv, my computer wont recognise it.

i now want to use it on my computer

Please help
a b G Storage
October 12, 2011 7:04:02 AM

Is it still empty? What TV? Did u ever format it?
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October 13, 2011 11:41:59 AM

Its an LG 3D smart TV, i plugged it into the TV to record some shows and i formatted it. And now i want to use it on my computer. it recognises it in my Devices and Printers control pannel but i cant access it to use it.

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a c 375 G Storage
October 13, 2011 12:14:24 PM

If the tv uses a proprietary format, your computer won't be able to read it and the disk will need initialized and formatted for the PC.
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October 15, 2011 12:13:53 AM

it is saying that i need ti initialize, partition and format the drive. when i go to do this the only thing that comes up is DELETE VOLUME.

Do i do this???? If i do what wil it do and will it help
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a c 375 G Storage
October 15, 2011 2:26:49 PM

If the volume(partition) already exists, you can simply format it. If you delete it, you'll need to create a new volume(partition), then format it.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309000
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