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lacie 500gb hard drive

by mabster1 / January 28, 2009 5:00 AM PST


I recently bought a lacie 500gb hard drive which was plug and play. When I plugged it in it said "new hardware found" and then "this device was successfully installed" however I can not find it anywhere in my computer to access it. Please could someone help!!!!

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Just a fast answer.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 28, 2009 5:03 AM PST
In reply to: lacie 500gb hard drive

Find DISK MANAGEMENT on your PC to partition and format it. New drives arrive blank. No drive letter, file system, etc.

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Disk Drives
by addictive053 / January 31, 2009 3:13 AM PST
In reply to: Just a fast answer.

I am having the same problem (using Windows XP Pro), and followed your instructions, but I see only one drive listed, and I'm afraid to reformat it. Could it be my PC drive? How can I tell?

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