Seagate hard drive

crazyhorse158

New Member
Why won't my Acer Extensa laptop running Vista Home Prem. let me initialize a new SATA internal 320GB Seagate hard drive?It says device is not ready.When i hook it up to my XP laptop it initializes.
 

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SCSIraidGURU

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are you doing it from the administrator account?
 

My Computer

System One

  • CPU
    pair of Intel E5430 quad core 2.66 GHz Xeons
    Motherboard
    Supermicro X7DWA-N server board
    Memory
    16GB DDR667
    Graphics Card(s)
    eVGA 8800 GTS 640 MB video card
    Hard Drives
    SAS RAID

GratefulDean

New Member
The driver may be 32bit. I am having that issue with the external...
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    HP Pavillion dv3510nr
    CPU
    Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P7350 @ 2.00GHz, 2
    Memory
    4G
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
    Monitor(s) Displays
    SynchMaster2300sw
    Screen Resolution
    1280x800x60hz
    Hard Drives
    WD MyBookHome 1T external
    Internet Speed
    Fast yo
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