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I just finished my build and can't seem to make my 2TB WD green harddrive to come up in my system. I could view it in my bios but would like to have it in my computer for storage, I currently have a SSD, 500GB HDD and two burners coming up under my computer but this 2TB HDD. The harddrive is brand new never used and would like to use it to store a few things.
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Did you check Disk Management?
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which SATA port you have it plugged into? the SATA 6.0?
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Is it showing in Disk Management?
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i think you need to format it and you need to assign a path. like what letter that drive is going to be

all done in disk management.

press start, then type in disk in the bar and you will see it
Edited by wayne_sony - 1/29/11 at 12:42am
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post #6 of 7
I dealt with this problem personally yesterday. I had my 200 gb drive not show up. And another person had this problem today. It seems it's either very common or this is just happening a lot recently.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307844

There you go that should sort you out.
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Just finished formatting it, it was located as a unallocated drive. Thanks a lot
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