How to activate hard drive Tags: Configuration Hard Drives Ebay Windows 7 Last response: December 30, 2012 4:16 PM in Windows 7 Share gregpowered December 30, 2012 2:32:05 PM I bought a hard drive off ebay,it has been wiped clean and when installed it gives a message that hard drive needs to be activated.the hard drive is a seagate momentus 160gb More about : activate hard drive anonymous1 a b $ Windows 7 December 30, 2012 3:30:08 PM You should be able to do that in disk management control panel / admin tools / computer management / disk management m 0 l mi1ez a b $ Windows 7 December 30, 2012 3:32:45 PM anonymous1 said:You should be able to do that in disk management control panel / admin tools / computer management / disk management After ehich, right click on the drive and click initialise. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gregpowered December 30, 2012 4:16:59 PM I can not get the hard drive to do anything when mounted in computer.when using a usb cable and using as external hard drive I get a message that says the drive needs to be activated.I have formatted and ran the disc management. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New Hard Drive How Do I Activate It Forum How to re activate Win7 on new hard drive? Forum How to activate my old hard drive when putting it in a new labtop Forum How to activate disable hard drive Forum SolvedHow to active/format? Hard drive so I can save stuff to it from this screen? Forum SolvedOld HP laptop died and I transferred the hard drive from the laptop to a tower. Now it says I have 3 days to activate windows Forum Activate Windows 8.1 Pro after changing primary hard drive Forum SolvedReplaced hard drive - can't activate my copy of Windows 7! Forum Installed Windows 8 on New Hard Drive, Won't Let Me Activate Forum Hard drive noise, always active, how can I tell what one it is, I have about 4. Forum SolvedWill Toshiba restore discs activate windows automatically on new hard drive? Forum USB external hard drive - re-activate Forum SolvedHard drive at 100% highest active usage when playing games Forum How the hell do i activate myfsx install which i moved to a seperate drive? Forum SolvedHow to install second laptop hard drive? Forum SolvedHow to backup Macbook air to external hard drive that has files on it? Forum SolvedHow do you move the OS(win7) to a new hard drive Forum SolvedHow to make factory reset a hard drive on Windows 7 and make it install on a seperate Harddrive? Forum SolvedHow do I setup a new Hard drive specifically for gaming? i.e Faster loading time, 64bit, etc Forum SolvedHow would I make a dual boot, dual hard drive, pretty loader? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !