Re: Initializing a new HD???

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by doS, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. doS

    doS Guest

    and the days you cant I can as I am unemployed.

    "Rôgêr" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Sarah Austin wrote:
    >> Am I losing my marbles? ( dont answer that :)
    >>
    >> I havent done this in so many years...
    >>
    >> I dug around per your suggestions here and found another EIDE plug tray
    >> for the front of my old PC, and a 40gb WD400BB in a drawer, still sealed
    >> in the static bag.
    >>
    >> So cool, I can use it to backup my data before getting the newer
    >> computer.
    >>
    >> So I mounted it in the tray, plugged it in, turned on the power key,
    >> booted the PC again and went into bios setup. Fine, it shows up as the
    >> slave on the primary IDE channel. Cool.
    >>
    >> Then I start XP and it's not showing up there.
    >>
    >> Needs formatting? Initialization? Something like that?
    >>
    >> So I go to WD's site and look to see if they have a little utility I can
    >> DL for that. Nope.
    >>
    >> Am I losing my brain? :)

    >
    > What you need is for some computer geek come over and live with you. I'm
    > available from Saturdays to Fridays, 8am to 8:30am. I get every other
    > Sunday off, but that's optional.
     
    doS, Sep 5, 2009
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    olfart Guest

    "doS" <> wrote in message
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    > and the days you cant I can as I am unemployed.
    >

    sugar daddies are supposed to have an income :)>)
     
    olfart, Sep 5, 2009
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