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SSD not showing up correctly

Hi,

I'm installing a new SSD and I'm not able to create a disk because it isn't showing up correctly in Disk Management. I can see it, but it shows an incorrect file size and that it is already partitioned. When I click on it I get no options to format or anything. Everything is greyed out.
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This is a 250 GB Samsung 840 Evo. I've run the Samsung Magician and updated to the latest firmware for the drive. It shows up with the correct storage size there, but that doesnt help me much.
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I've switched which SATA port it is connected to as well. It shows up in BIOS with the correct name. I've got two other drives connected at the moment. A 1TB HDD (boot drive) and a 2TB SSHD. My goal is to make my new SSD the boot drive (using a new windows key) and format the old HDD, but I can't get to that point yet.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
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    Use diskpart to clean the drive.
    After that initialize the drive to GPT partitioning scheme.
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  2. SkyNetRising said:
    Use diskpart to clean the drive.
    After that initialize the drive to GPT partitioning scheme.


    Perfect! Thank you
    Reply to DaGoalie
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