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I have an lg 2.5 external hdd model xd1 320 gb. I accidentally made it a backup drive on mac book. Now I can not use it as an external Hd. I conntected it to a sony running vista. It sees it as an ( USB TO ATA/ATAPI BRIDGE ). I want ot re use as a normal external removable HD. How can I fix this problem ?

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Right click on my computer and click manage
inside computer management there is disk management. find the drive and then you can right click it to repartition and format the drive. It willnot be listed with a letter under the lettered drives there is a list of partions etc find the one related to your drive.

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