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My computer is not reading my western digital 500gb external hard drive

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October 25, 2011 6:42:13 PM

MY COMPUTER IS NOT READING MY WD 500GB EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE. IT SAYS ITS NOT INITIALIZED......... I CANT USE IT
October 25, 2011 6:55:33 PM

As long as Windows can see the drive this should work...
- right click on My Computer
- left click Manage
- left Disk Management
- right click on the icon of the hd
- left click on Initialize
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December 15, 2011 3:34:12 AM

I have the same problem with my western digital External drive. DRive shows up in device manager but the drive doesnt show up in my computer. When i try to initialize disk in disk management i get the error msg "Incorrect function"

Any ideas?
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