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    Formating External Drive

    I have Arkview SATA HD Docking Station. I have just bought a 1Tb Samsung Sata HD and want to format it. Yet, although I can hear the drive start up when I turn the Docking Station on, my File Manager recognizes nothing there. So, how do I format the drive so I can use it as a backup?

    Ray

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    Run, type; "diskmgmt.msc" without the quotation. Identify the drive from there.
    The drive will need to be formatted for use outside of the operating systems file manager (Windows Explorer) before it can be used.

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    Thanks. It is up and running. Thanks again.

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