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\015 I have a que m3 40gb external harddrive. It doesn't show up on the list in my computer. I plug it in and the computer recognizes it and thats it. I am currently using windows xp.\015

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You need to go to the administrative tools/storage and ensure that the drive is partitioned properly for the operating system to see it, once partitioned you will need to format the drive.
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