Restoring original programming on seagate 1 5tb hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Programming Seagate Storage Last response: October 15, 2011 2:26 PM in Storage Share brianparsons08 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 More about : restoring original programming seagate 5tb hard drive nikorr a b G Storage October 12, 2011 7:04:02 AM Is it still empty? What TV? Did u ever format it? brianparsons08 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. Related resources SEAGATE 1 5TB Freeagent windows pro 8 - Forum 5TB MicroNet RAID Platinum Help - Forum 5TB Server Build - Any glaring faults? - Forum Windows 7 on ssd boot drive and user files program files on normal HD - Forum Unknown Startup and Shutdown Problem, Need Help Desperately! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Hawkeye22 a c 284 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. brianparsons08 October 13, 2011 1:13:28 PM how do i go about doing that Hawkeye22 a c 284 G Storage October 13, 2011 2:18:08 PM Use disk management to do it. *THIS WILL ERASE ALL DATA* http://seagate.custkb.com/seagate/crm/selfservice/searc... brianparsons08 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 Hawkeye22 a c 284 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumrestoring computer to original state ForumRAID 1 - Mirroring three drives? ForumSeagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS 1 .5TB and loud random clicking noise ForumBest gaming rig $3500 budget ForumWindows XP not booting after restoring hard drive image [solved!] ForumPC can not recognize Seagate Internal Hard drive ForumRe-installing original USB drivers on asus a55a ForumSeagate Hard Drive Issue? Forum4-5 TB hard drives rumors? Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumSSD drive worth the upgrade? ForumBest Hard Drive for Photoshop CS5, Current and new Build ForumHow to unlock a laptop hard drive ForumData recovery external hard disk because of virus attack ForumHOW TO REPLACE BURNT DIODE OF hitachi 500 gb HARD DISK More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !