Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX150 PC Desktop ?

Doesn't see hard drive

\015 Missing hard drive put new one in don't see it.\015

Answers :

Try to Go to Disk Management by right clicking My Computer, click Manage.

From the left panel, expand Storage and Click Disk Management.

Do you see your new harddrive from there? If it is a new hard drive, right click and Format it and assign a new drive letter afterwards.

If you need further assistance, just let me know.
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