Helpful information: Hard disks and drives are, so to speak, storage media on the PC!
Of course, the drives and hard drives must be freshly formatted before use.
The drive is formatted using a file system so that files and folders can be stored on the drive under Windows. The drives on a new computer that came with Windows are already formatted.
But if you buy an additional drive ergo hard drive, for example, in order to be able to use more space on your Windows computer, you will have to format the new drive as long as the drive has not been formatted by the manufacturer itself. Usually the drives are pre-formatted and delivered in NTFS or the popular FAT or FAT32 format.
From the first moment of working with the Windows 10 operating system, every user has the need to divide a hard drive into several partitions in order to store personal files. So, information about opening Disk Management in Windows 10 and working with this file is important for every beginner and advanced user.
In Windows 10 you can also quickly access the drive overview via the Windows X menu!
In the following little tutorial you will see how to partition a hard drive in a Windows 10 environment . For this, Disk Management is the right tool to solve this problem.
Could it be if I have installed a new external hard drive, for example my new USB SSD under Windows and it is not recognized, in most cases this is not a hardware error - it is responsible for the fact that Windows does not recognize an unformatted hard drive it is difficult to recognize this problem and deal with it in just a few steps?
Will someone show me the process under Windows 10, all connected data carriers such as hard drives and USB sticks that are not listed in Explorer can be seen?
USB hard drives are usually immediately visible in File Explorer on Windows, with a Windows USB SSD hard drive that was previously on a Linux PC from a friend, is not recognized on Windows, the data carrier LED lights up automatically as soon as I connect it to the PC connect, the message does not appear and the automatic drive letter does not appear in Explorer, what should be done?
Help, today I got a USB stick that was previously given by Apple on the MAC OS operating system, Windows does not recognize it, the drives do not appear in Explorer, what is the solution for this USB data carrier or is it with BitLocker on Windows 10 been encrypted?
Wonder if I have new hard drives under Windows, do I have to initialize them like this before I can use them, who can show me how I can do it, what's the trick?