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 Seagate 3TB, Previously Formatted with DiskWizard into 1 2TB, and 1 746GB Drives - Reinstalled Win7, 2TB part not Recognized Forum List of Things I can Copy To My Clean Re-install of Win7 HDD With New Mobo and CPU? Forum How To Keep Data On HDD When Reinstalling Win7 and Changing Mobo? Forum how to reinstall win7 from HDD to SSD without losing activation key? Forum how to add and Extra Hard Drive (hybrid ssd+hdd) to my laptop Asus g75vw and re-install win7 in the new hard drive and have th Forum Second HDD unallocated after Win7 reinstall Forum Reinstalling an Win7 Upgrade after HDD wiped Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !