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 SolvedWill Toshiba restore discs activate windows automatically on new hard drive? Forum Hard drive noise, always active, how can I tell what one it is, I have about 4. 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 SolvedI want to transfer Data from a hard drive but specific Data. How to? Forum SolvedHow do I delete everything off a hard drive? Forum SolvedHow man GB should I get for my hard drive? Forum SolvedHow to automatically copy files to my ext. hard drive ?? Forum SolvedHow can I use my old Samsung Pata hard drive as a portable hard drive Forum SolvedHow do I install a used internal hard drive if it already has windows installed? Forum SolvedHow to take out a hard drive? Forum SolvedCan i and how do i delete my hard drive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !