[QUOTE=Badger;1123574]After you deleted the partition, did it show as an Unallocated space?
If so, right click it and create a new partition. ( a new simple volume )
"GMZ" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
news:email@example.com...[quote] > > ::I am running Vista Ultimate 64 bit version. :: > ::I have an external USB drive – Maxtor OneTouch 2 that is > working on my old XP Pro. Computer.:: > :evice Manager does recognize the drive and it also is seen in the > BIOS. Disk Management does show my external USB drive as an unknown and > not initialized.:: > ::When I try to initialize the drive I get an error message > “Incorrect function”.:: > :::: > I already deleted the partition but still get the error message. > > :oes anybody know what to do? :: > ::GMZ. :: > > > -- > GMZ
Thank you for your willingness to help.
But in order to create a new partition the drive first must be initialized.