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2nd hard drive problem.


Macca810

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I have a custom built pc with 2 hard drives of which the first one is the master and is 64gb ssd.It is partitioned with my os and recovery and almost full and problem is that my second hard drive of 2tb has no drive letter and I can't seem to initialise it.It does not show up in my bios and seeing as it is healthy and shows up in my device management and I only know the basics I am stumped as to how to initialise it.Any help would be appreciated,thanks.

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Macca810

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Have done that but not formatted.There is no quick format when I click to do that.

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Macca810

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Status is as win re which is none.

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robinofloxley

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Format from Disc Management then. You get the option.

PW format may be default Quick, but I am not sure.

Don't forget the Drive Letter at some point.

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Macca810

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Should I therefore format or will that take more than 2 hours.The disk is showing as ntfs and 122 mb used now but status is none the same as my win recovery.

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Macca810

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It is allocated letter E and is showing that in disk management.

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Macca810

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It seems my problems are solved,I am grateful for your superior knowledge robin and a big thanks for your expertise and patience.Hope you enjoy the rest of your night buddy and thanks again.

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robinofloxley

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Oh. Sounds like it's done.

So you have E: Healthy Primary?

Should be ready to use.

Go and use Windows Explorer. Check E: Properties, see if it looks alright.

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robinofloxley

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No probs. We got there in the end.

And just in time for my din-dins.

Post back if you get further nagglies.

Someone will jump in again.

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Macca810

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Ok thanks robin :)

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