Reinstalled win7 and no I have to fromat a previously functioning HDD Tags: Hard Drives Windows 7 Storage Last response: November 18, 2012 8:53 PM in Storage Share makaper November 18, 2012 3:04:45 PM Hi! Just reinstalled windows 7 on my main drive and noticed that one of my other HDD didnt have a name and when i clicked on it I got the "You need to format..." error message. The strange thing is that it work perfect before I reinstalled windows. The HDD model is a Seagate st3000dm001-9yn166 3TB drive. Any ideas how to fix it? More about : reinstalled win7 fromat previously functioning hdd phil22 a b $ Windows 7 a c 79 G Storage November 18, 2012 8:53:13 PM Test the drive with "SeaTools for Windows": http://www.seagate.com/support/downloads/seatools/ Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How long it takes HDDERASE 4.o to fromat Intel 80GB SSD Forum Previously functioning computer won't boot past mobo screen Forum Win7 64bit won't load ~ Bios? ~ HDD Not Recognized Forum 1st build - Win7 boots slow on SSD after switching mobo Forum Blue Screen on Previously Stable Build Forum ATI 5850 Win7 Driver Issues? Forum Activating Win7 after reinstall Forum 1TB Sata Media HDD : No Longer Accessible Forum Win7 OEM and new motherboard Forum RAID by Gigabyte BIOS on Win7 machine (but not utilizing Win7 HDD ) Forum How do I back up my Win7 op systm to my external hard drive Forum Re-installing OEM Win7 Pro on new SSD Forum Re-installing OEM Win7 Pro on new SSD Forum Can i reinstall windows 8 on a different HDD . PLEASE HELP! Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum SSD for windows and HDD for programs? Forum Need help formatting a newly installed HDD Forum Unique external HDD format refusal issue Forum [Solved] SSD Boot drive/HDD storage drive Forum IDE HDD Master with SATA HDD SLAVE? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !