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Why won't my second hard drive show up as a storage device

Spencer11
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I recently found an old 500gb hard drive and figured why not slap that in my new computer the problem is I can't figure out how to store things on it. The hard drive shows up on device manager and my mother board bios but I can't figure out how to put documents on to it. 

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7 minutes ago, Spencer11 said:

The hard drive shows up on device manager and my mother board bios but I can't figure out how to put documents on to it.

Make sure to partition it in Disk Management as NTFS, and to assign a drive letter.

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Does it has a Drive Lettter in the Manager?

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11 minutes ago, svmlegacy said:

Make sure to partition it in Disk Management as NTFS, and to assign a drive letter.

How do i Get to Disk Management, Sorry i am only 15 and just starting in tech 

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14 minutes ago, svmlegacy said:

Make sure to partition it in Disk Management as NTFS, and to assign a drive letter.

I figured out how to get to disk management but it shows my 500 GB as disk 0  but its says online

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25 minutes ago, Praesi said:

Does it has a Drive Lettter in the Manager?

No it just says Drive 0

 

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3 minutes ago, Spencer11 said:

No it just says Drive 0

 

Go to the Disk Manager

 

-Change Drive Letter and Paths

-change

-assign a Letter

 

Change drive letter

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1 minute ago, Praesi said:

Go to the Disk Manager

 

-Change Drive Letter and Paths

-change

-assign a Letter

 

Change drive letter

It wont allow me to 

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4 minutes ago, Spencer11 said:

It wont allow me to 

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Dont know right now whats going on. Is it partioned?

You can try Partition Master for example to change it.

But is 200mb realy worth the work around?

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35 minutes ago, Praesi said:

Dont know right now whats going on. Is it partioned?

You can try Partition Master for example to change it.

But is 200mb realy worth the work around?

Its not the extra space its that i cant put things onto it 

 

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1 hour ago, JoostinOnline said:

Right click the partition that's 464GB and do it.

 

Here still nothing

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6 minutes ago, Spencer11 said:

Here still nothing

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Is there anything on that drive that you want to save? If not, delete all three partitions, then create a new one in the unallocated space.

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Just now, JoostinOnline said:

Is there anything on that drive that you want to save? If not, delete all three partitions, then create a new one in the unallocated space.

no its empty

 

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2 minutes ago, JoostinOnline said:

Is there anything on that drive that you want to save? If not, delete all three partitions, then create a new one in the unallocated space.

Thank you its working now !
 

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