Re: Installing a second hard drive - problem
Thanks....that did the job
"Rick Rogers" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Delete the existing volume (blue box), then all of the drive should appear
> black. Right click on the now-larger black area and create a new volume.
> Once created, format it and you're good to go.
> Best of Luck,
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> "Ron O'Brien" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>I have just inserted a second hard drive - 1TB which has been previously
>>installed on a friends computer, as far as I know it's been wiped but.....
>> In Disk Management it appears: Disk 1 - and there is no drive letter,
>> stating it has an available capacity of 931.51GB
>> To the right hand side of Disk1 it shows an area with a black stripe
>> along the top 1.51GB unallocated and an area with a Blue stripe along the
>> top 930GB
>> If I right click on the black 'box' I am given just one option - New
>> Single Volume
>> If I right click on the blue 'box' I am given just one option - Delete
>> All I want to do is make one big space i.e. the entire available 931.51gb
>> formatted as drive D:\
>> Can some kind person walk me through the steps to do this please