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installed HDD but computer not detecting it

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I bought a seagate 2TB HDD as a secondary storage. installed it, plug it Sata cable and power cable.

I can feel the HDD spin, but it does show up in "my computer", computer's not detect it for some reason.
Edited by warakawa - 9/5/12 at 11:54pm
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right click on MY COMPUTER and then click MANAGE, on the left panel click DISK MANAGEMENT

it should execute disk initialization when you do that,
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Thank you.

Which one should I choose MBR or GPT?
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Originally Posted by warakawa View Post

Thank you.
Which one should I choose MBR or GPT?

MBR if the capacity is lower than 2TB
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