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 SolvedReplaced hard drive - can't activate my copy of Windows 7! 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 How the hell do i activate myfsx install which i moved to a seperate drive? Forum SolvedHow to wipe hard drive Forum SolvedHow to transfer old hard drive with OS to newly built PC? Forum SolvedHow do I install Windows 7 on a blank Hard Drive Forum SolvedHow to cool my hard drive Forum SolvedHow do I change hard drive file system outside of Windows? Forum SolvedHow to move copy of Windows 7 from hard drive to SSD Forum SolvedHow to Reformat hard drive, And install Windows 7? Forum Solvedhow do I install windows 8 on the slave hard drive Forum SolvedHow to recover files from external hard drive that was first used on a mac, but now I have a PC Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !