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My computer does not show glyph drive aftwer its connected

I plug in my glyph drive to my computer , i hear a deing sound but it doesn't show up in disk c or anywhere - what do i do ? I did just get the Glyph 050Q today. It is runningBut it still doesnt show up in regular My Computer menu alongside the computer's hard drive. Although when I Right-click on My Computer from Start Menu, and go to Manage, it does show up.

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I had not created even a primary partition for my Glyph drive which I needed to do. So I created a new partition and seleected the maximum size for it which was all 500GB of the drive, since I dont want any real divisions of the drive; then I selected quick format. This is actually on the Glyphtech.com questions on how to format the drive, it will telll you about this step of creating a primary partition (or even more partitions if you want them).

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My glyph is not loading and i did nothing wrong or weird to it, i want to smash it now!


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Your Operating System is not stated, so let me give you an example using Windows XP. (Home or Pro doesn't matter)

Power cord plugged into the Glyph harddrive, and plugged into a surge protector, 6-pin Firewire cable, or 9-pin Firewire cable from Glyph to computer plugged in, Glyph power turned on, computer on, Windows loaded,

1.Left-click on Start, then Right-click on My Computer. Left-click on Manage, in the small fly-out menu.

2.In the Computer Management window, under Storage, click on Disk Management. The Write Signature wizard will pop up.

3.Use the wizard to write a signature to the new drive. The drive must be named. Name it what you want. (Drive 2; My Drive; Storage 2: Your name;
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This drive must be named, or Windows won't be able to find it.

4.Now I suggest just making one partition, and it will be the Primary partition. Do this by selecting the Maximum Size. (Partitioning: Think of your harddrive as a large room. A Partition is a wall, dividing the room into two rooms. This time you won't be dividing the room. You will use the whole room. 250 GigaBytes of it) Choose -> NTFS.
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I have added this link, to a PDF file download of the
-> Glyph GT 050Q Quick Guide <-
http://www.glyphtech.com/docs/610021%20GT%20050Q%20Quick%20Guide.pdf

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