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So I just bought a new Samsung F4 2tb hard drive, and for some reason I cannot figure out why it is not showing up. The drive is recognized on the bios screen and all but it is not showing up when I click on my computer.

I have a picture to help explain, Notice there are "3" drives that show up, but this is because I have one 500gb hard drive partitioned into 3 parts.

I am sure I am just missing something silly here.
    
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right click my computer - manage- storage - disk management

you should see it there.. format it
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Originally Posted by boogschd View Post
right click my computer - manage- storage - disk management

you should see it there.. format it
This is what I get when I go to the disk management screen. When I right click on disk 1, it only gives me options to convert to dynamic disk, convert to GPT disk, properties and help.

    
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post #4 of 7
Right click the long black bar next to disk 1 bro.

There, now format that thing.


Enjoy your new hard drive bro, dont fill it all up with porn.
post #5 of 7
yep.. its "Disk 1" with the 1863.02 GB )

do what Lex Luger said
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Okay wow, I feel really stupid. It doesn't say format, it says create new volume which is why I didn't click on it right away...Anyways thanks lol.
    
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Okay wow, I feel really stupid. It doesn't say format, it says create new volume which is why I didn't click on it right away...Anyways thanks lol.
oops .. lol yeah since its an unpartitioned drive..

you have to make a new volume first.. then format

sorry
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