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Windows is not noticing my S-ATA.

It notices my IDE 160GB but not my S-ATA 320GB

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Is this a new hard drive? If it is you have to format it. Go to your Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Computer Management>Disk Management> fnd the 320GB then format it.
    
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yes see pic

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Well all you need to do now is format it .
    
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OK where this is going to noobish but where is the format button sir



I have these options
Edited by SickStew - 7/5/08 at 1:37pm
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If you have a webcam, try plugging that in, removing the HDD from your case, and point the camera's eye at the HDD. Vista might notice it then.
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Oh sorry I forgot to mention that. Just right click on the hard drive and then it should say format on the list.
    
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post #8 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Stormblade View Post
If you have a webcam, try plugging that in, removing the HDD from your case, and point the camera's eye at the HDD. Vista might notice it then.

Funny.

Web Cam has noticed it thanks mate
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I've just clikc the intialize disk. Should i select MBR (Master Boot Record) or GPT (GUID Partion Table) It going to be my slave Hard drive for saving DVD's and Music to
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