How to format ext HD on USB port

  jabber 08:04 03 Aug 05
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I have just bought an external HD enclosure and fitted in it maxtor 200Gig HD. Plugged in in device manager it is there but not seen in My Computer.

How do I format the drive. Iam using XP with service pack 1.

Many thanks,

John

  MichelleC 08:17 03 Aug 05

It's probably just as easy to hook up in main pc as slave and format that way.

  Diodorus Siculus 08:19 03 Aug 05

Right click on my computer

choose manage

then disk management

If it is there, you can format / partition it.

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