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Originally Posted by stubass View Post

its simple, just plug the drive in, that is power and sata cables and format it either in disk managment or this method

1.Open the Start Menu, type diskpart, press Enter
2.Type list disk, press Enter
3.Type select disk X (where X is the number your drive shows up as), press Enter
4.Type clean, press Enter
5.Type create partition primary, press Enter
6.Type active, press Enter
7.Type format quick fs=ntfs, press Enter
8.Type assign, press Enter
9.Type exit, press Enter

^ This, was about to say you may need to open Disk Management to format it.
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post #12 of 12
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Originally Posted by Razzle Dazzle View Post

Have you ever actually added a HDD to your computer while it was on? For some reason I would feel uneasy doing that haha (although I believe you 100%!)

Yes I have! thumb.gif
But obviously you can't remove the drive in which you have your OS loaded because that would crash the computer smile.gif

Just think of external USB HDDs, they are nothing more than a regular HDD inside a case, even you have probably done this before, so it's basically the same thing.
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