seagate hdd

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by kennyboy, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. kennyboy

    kennyboy MDL Member

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    ive just put a seagrave hdd in my pc my os is xp fine. been on there site because was not sure hoe to set it to slave.anyway its a seagrave st380012a 80g ive used there tool thay have tested ok every fine plug it in go into bios press enter save y.done all that i can see it in the bios even on my pc f8 lets u boot from there i can see seagate.but the problem is it is not showing up in my pc when you click on my pc all i see is my cdrive my writers but no seagate or d or f there is nothing there. i want to use it for slave on there site it says no jumpers thats what ive done. any help please what have i done double checked everything help thanks.
     
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    Format it....
     
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    From the "Computer Management" panel, open "Disk Management" (under "Storage") ... and format it.
     
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    #5 kennyboy, Apr 22, 2012
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    thank you every1 for your help format everything ok now so i have spare hdd just for storage. now the hdd that packed up is there away at getting the stuff of it ie recovery programe ( free if possiable) i have stuff on it that i use plus music and films but im not sure that it spins the other 2 do so any help please.



    ps its a maxtor diamondmax plus 9
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  6. kennyboy

    kennyboy MDL Member

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    no its the 1 that i have replaced just want to see if i can get anything of it thanks