Cannot initialize external hard disk?

Answer I had the exact same problem. Here's what I did to initialize the disk:-- Right click on My Computer, choose Manage-- Go to the Disk Management section (under Storage)-- Your disk should be listed ... Read More »

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How to Initialize an External Hard Drive?

An external hard disk drive (HDD) does not care whether it is used with a Mac or PC--it is the job of the computer’s operating system to properly initialize the drive so that it can be used. Init... Read More »

Comparison of an External Hard Disk & an Internal Hard Disk?

Computer hard drives store the operating system software, application programs and all sorts of other files and data. Internal and external hard drives can both be used for this purpose. The oper... Read More »

If i use an external hard disk ,will it increase the disk space on my c-drive?

no, it'll add a new drive on your my computer

I had problem with hard disk. i had a external hard drive. can i run my win 7 32 bit pc without hdd?

From what i've read , unless you buy an adapter to put your external into the computer, then no, you cannot use the external drive.