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When asked to populate volumes: status shows "not initialized". How do I initialize (format?) this drive?

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Right click my computer
click on manage
go to storage >> disk management
you will see your disk drive their
you can format or repartition it easily by right clicking on it
there will be options for partitioning and formatting the drive

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