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So my 1.5TB hard drive is being detected by the device manager, but not by Windows "My Computer" I tried uninstalling the driver and re installing, got the little "Installing Device Software" thing from windows, but the drive doesn't show up in Windows. It is detected by BIOS/Device Manager fine. How can I fix this?
    
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Did you do the deal where you right click 'computer',then 'manage',then go on to 'disk management' to format it and assign a drive letter.<Post is based on it being a newly installed internal drive.
    
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Did you do the deal where you right click 'computer',then 'manage',then go on to 'disk management' to format it and assign a drive letter.<Post is based on it being a newly installed internal drive.
This. Make sure your hdd is enabled in disk management
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Thanks guys REP+
    
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