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My Hitachi Hard Disk... is properly conected and everything.. but the problem is that... it doesnt show up in "my computer"...... i think is that because i have to format it or install the drive or something...

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If it is "unused" and "brand-new" and this is the first time that you've connected the drive, then you will need to "initialize" it.
Click Start
Right-click My Computer
Click Manage
Click Storage
Click Disk Management
Use this tool to "initialize" the device, and to assign a drive-letter (maybe 'E:' or 'F:' ???)

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