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HDD not showing up under MY PC or devices and drives

So I just built two gaming systems, both with SSD's and HDD. I installed the OS onto the SSD.
I noticed I can't find my HDD in file explorer. It is in the bios, and even under device manager.
Not sure if I need to do something to it. They're all brand new parts.
The HDD is a Western Digital Caviar Blue, 1 TB.
The SSD is a Kingston 240 GB (on one pc) and 120 gb on the other. Both have the same issue.
Any help is much appreciated! :D
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    Does it show in Disk Manager? Probably.

    Right click on the drive, Initialize. Follow the steps after that.
  2. USAFRet said:
    Does it show in Disk Manager? Probably.

    Right click on the drive, Initialize. Follow the steps after that.


    Where is disk manager? I did a search for it but nothing showed up. Is it the same as device manager?
    EDIT:
    I Found the Disk Manager, I followed your steps, and it says it's online and working properly. Though still nothing in File explorer.
  3. 419Recon said:
    USAFRet said:
    Does it show in Disk Manager? Probably.

    Right click on the drive, Initialize. Follow the steps after that.


    Where is disk manager? I did a search for it but nothing showed up. Is it the same as device manager?
    EDIT:
    I Found the Disk Manager, I followed your steps, and it says it's online and working properly. Though still nothing in File explorer.


    You formatted it and gave it a drive letter?
  4. USAFRet said:
    419Recon said:
    USAFRet said:
    Does it show in Disk Manager? Probably.

    Right click on the drive, Initialize. Follow the steps after that.


    Where is disk manager? I did a search for it but nothing showed up. Is it the same as device manager?
    EDIT:
    I Found the Disk Manager, I followed your steps, and it says it's online and working properly. Though still nothing in File explorer.

    Nope, my bad. Formatting it now.

    You formatted it and gave it a drive letter?
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