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Unknown device I asked my vendor to install new hdd samsung 500gb drive,just 6 days before. now i am thinking he gave me old drive instead. How can i confirm that my hdd is new one and not used or old hdd. kindly help ST500DMHD502HJ :- i could find this number on hdd from device manager option.

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Samsung HDD division was only recently sold to Seagate.
"ST" is a Seagate number so your drive cannot be old - manufactured by ex-Samsung factory now part of Seagate.

Utility from Seagate (e.g. Seatools) should be able to display from S.M.A.R.T the number online hours.

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SOURCE: Samsung 250GB HD250HJ

Hey, congratulations on successfully installing the harddive.

Since its brand new, there is no volume in the disk (no partition and not formated)

To create a new volume and format the disk for the first time

on desktop, right click my computer icon, select manage from the menu, on the left side of the management window click on disk management

now on the right side, find your new harddrive, right click on it (its most likely the drive 1)

so right click on the 250gb hdd, create new volume, use NTFS default settings, and you may use quick format. normal format will take from 15 minutes to a hour or more.

with quick format the disk will be useable within seconds.

after this is complete you will see a new disk in my computer.

If you need more assistance let me know, I'm here to help
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SOURCE: Samsung 80 gb Hard Disk Un allocated

All ways best to used new cables (sata/Ide) I like to set jumpers on the HD's never cable select. Also try installing one harddrive at a time. Second make sure in bios is set to boot from main HD.

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SOURCE: I have a samsung sp1203N 120gig capacity, running

On XP, it was Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Computer Management, Disk Management.

Upgrade the 120gb to a Dynamic disk and then extend the partition, or if there's no data on it yet, delete the 32gb and create a 120gb one.

Should not be that different under Win7. Hasn't changed much since NT4.0

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SOURCE: samsung 500gb hdd windows only shows it as a 127gb

the rest of the memory might be remain unpartitioned...right click my computer->manage->disk management.There you will see the details about the partitioned and unpartitioned disks...check it out...

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SOURCE: my samsung 500gb external hdd is niether copying nor being format

you can do one thing remove the hard drive from the casing and put on some other casing then check, if the problem is the same then its the problem of hard disk

Posted on Oct 09, 2009

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