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1  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Computer Issues (Video Related) on: October 20, 2014, 09:14:13 PM
Any progress?

Atomic
2  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Computer Issues (Video Related) on: October 15, 2014, 01:59:48 AM
Ahhh... I was misunderstanding something. I was under the impression that the computer was still functional, but after 5 hours or so, your problem would kick in, denying you the rather critical usage of the display.

Instead, what you have, is a computer you think is working, but the display doesn't work at all, thus it's a little hard to be certain.

Before proceeding below, if you can source a known-good monitor to test with, that would be ideal.. oh, many led/lcd tv's have dvi/hdmi inputs, so you could use one of those... you'll have to swap the tv's input via the remote, or the buttons on the side of the tv.

Assuming It's Still Not Working...

1: remove extra cards from the computer, unplug the drives. We want mobo, cpu, ram, video card. Nothing else plugged in. Will it boot/display? If it works now, proceed to adding stuff back in, one at a time. You may or may not experience your problem again... aka it's a working config that somehow got borked, but should otherwise work. Or at some point in the process, it will stop working again, and you'll have your culprit.

2: If it's still not working, pull the gpu, and you should have already pulled the wall power, but do so now, dont just turn it off, as the standby power will still be available to the board.
Once that is done, use the CMOS reset... or, optionally, pull the battery from the board for say, 5 minutes, and let it sit.

3: after performing step two, plug your gpu back in, and see if it will boot/display.

note: the reason for pulling the extra hardware, is to allow the bios to boot in the cleanest config possible. Not sure if your board still uses a normal bios, or UEFI (which i still have no experience with), but with a normal one, sometimes the pci-e addresses/reservations, get tangled. Thus you remove everything non-critical, and reset the board, which lets it reconfigure pretty much everything, back to basic settings.

Atomic
3  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Computer Issues (Video Related) on: October 13, 2014, 11:45:46 PM
Ok, the easiest way to test is to load up games. They're the most stressful app most people can run on a home pc these days, at least barring things like bitcoin mining, folding, etc.

always happen after being on 5 hours? could mean anything... was it idle the entire time? gaming the entire time? mix?

chugging... interesting.

anyways, your other issues would seem to clear your monitor of any wrongdoing, at least for now.

psu already replaced... problem still exists.

hard drive? ssd?

if it were your memory, you SHOULD be getting bluescreens, etc. if it's my favorite problem, bad sata cables, the comp would do something similar to what you're describing... but it wouldnt necessarily wait five hours. (bad sata cables = bad connectors, usually, and that's a problem because almost all computers vibrate a tiny bit while running... the vibrations cause the connectors to drop signal temporarily... if it's a secondary drive or optical, it will disappear from the drive chain. if it's your boot drive, you enjoy a freeze. chugging occasionally happened as well.

Give us a hardware list? Need mobo, cpu, ram size and sticks, gpu you already listed.

*CHEAP TEST*
It COULD be heat related. Try running with the side off of the box, and set a small desk fan to blow at the gpu (which will also blow on everything else, but the gpu is a good 'target')
*CHEAP TEST*

Atomic
4  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Computer Issues (Video Related) on: October 13, 2014, 08:24:56 PM
An ugly thought. You don't actually know that the monitor is 'good'... assuming you are using an panel and not an actual crt, there's a receiving circuit that could literally be intermittent.

Mind you this is thankfully a less likely scenario... can you leave the display attached to that 'other pc', and use a different one for a while?

If it were your power supply, you'd be having other issues as well. Lockups/freezes, gpu resetting, etc.

Give us details on the scenario where you end up with no signal? Happens while you're sitting at the box? After it goes idle/sleep? Boot?

Atomic
5  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: So...those 900 series graphics cards on: October 01, 2014, 05:20:01 AM
I'm still rolling with my 780, no intention of upgrading this cycle... I run at 1920x1200, and it does fine for now. Mind you, I don't play competitive fps for anything... but for Neverwinter, World of Tanks, Marvel Online, and more, it does just fine. No speed issues at all.

Atomic

ps: as for the 2Gb and 'more than 2GB' debate... I've been in favor of the 'more than 2GB' side of things for a while now. _most_ games don't need more than 2... but some do. And that number is not getting smaller.
6  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Headsets on: August 29, 2014, 06:26:27 AM
You could simply have a crappy, defective headset out of the box. Dunno. 15$ isn't much.

I have one of these... (got it on sale... seems like they were 59$ at the time, been a while)

http://www.corsair.com/en-us/gaming-audio-series-hs1-usb-gaming-headset

for when I need either quiet time on the computer, or more optimally, for teamspeak, while the game continues to run through my speaker setup, which makes it really easy to make out what your teammates are saying over the game audio.

Mind you, my set appear to be 'retired', as they're not listed if you try to navigate through the store normally... I had to google for them... but alternatives are obviously available.

Atomic
7  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / How to make a windows usb installation... on: June 16, 2014, 09:48:53 PM
This was instigated by Lee's post about a new gaming computer, and his complaints about his current system... but since it is not a direct response specifically to him, and since it might help quite a few people, I decided to give it its own thread...

Basically, this process is easy as pie, assuming you have a working computer :/

http://bootableusb.net/install-windows-7-usb-drive-easy-way/

Pretty sure they include everything you need, step by step, to do this. An 8GB drive is frankly, cheaper than a cheap date, and the process is easy and straightforward.

The result is, instead of taking an hour-ish to reinstall via the optical drive... it takes a few minutes.

Not that anybody wants to reinstall windows, but I hope this helps people smile

Atomic
8  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Switching from AMD to Intel processor - what do I need to think about? on: June 14, 2014, 07:08:01 AM
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-7/extend-the-windows-7-trial-from-30-to-120-days/

Use this until until you get your new/rebuilt machine in final trim, that way you're not continuously reactivating if you have driver issues, or other installation problems.

Atomic

PS: Steam has a backup function
9  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: DNS Server? on: May 03, 2014, 10:02:09 PM
I used to use the ISP for my dns feed, but was always having on and off problems with it not responding, etc. Finally got pissed off, researched around, and started using googles open dns service. Zero issues since the change-up.

https://developers.google.com/speed/public-dns/?csw=1

(link provided for the curious)
10  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Need a new router. Help Please on: May 02, 2014, 06:05:20 AM
Any further developments?
11  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Should my GTX 780 be running at 80 degC? on: May 02, 2014, 05:59:50 AM
http://gamingtrend.com/forums/hardware-software-hell/geforce-gtx-titan-announced/msg928777/#msg928777

Atomic
12  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: SSD tweaks and moving W7 user folders on: April 21, 2014, 06:05:16 AM
Hey, just started reading this...

http://www.thessdreview.com/ssd-guides/optimization-guides/the-ssd-optimization-guide-ultimate-windows-8-edition/

(don't be fooled by the link name... win7 is apparently included)

Atomic
13  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: SSD tweaks and moving W7 user folders on: April 12, 2014, 06:10:27 AM
http://www.elpamsoft.com/?p=SSD-Tweaker

That's the link to the latest version of the software that I most likely recommended to you at the time. (without digging up the original thread)...

You can do (pretty much?) everything it does, manually... this just saves time. As a matter of fact, I'm about to update mine and see if it offers anything new.

Atomic
14  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Need a new router. Help Please on: April 06, 2014, 08:45:17 PM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833320062

Replaced my departed D-Link with one of these, after researching around.

Solid router. Not the fastest anymore, but unless you're streaming high bandwidth movies over the wireless, you won't miss. Bittorrent doesn't crush it and leave it whimpering, the fate of so many.

Sadly, not compatible with third party firmwares, save for one russian outfit I found... can't remember name atm. But no tomato, etc.

http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/asus-rt-n56u/

http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wireless/wireless-reviews/31436-asus-rt-n56u-black-diamond-dual-band-gigabit-wireless-n-router-reviewed

Atomic
15  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Using "Program Files (x86)" folder on non-OS drive on: March 02, 2014, 12:24:55 AM
The only reasoning that comes to mind ont he folders, is that occasionally (libreoffice isn't one, dont think), you get a program that gets confused, if it isn't installed in the default location....

You can put them whever you want, to be honest... although sticking it in the /windows folder isn't advised.

May I ask what your purpose is in keeping the ssd as clear as possible? If you don't store stuff on it, you don't get the speed boost. You're NOT going to wear it out with normal usage... but if it's of concern, go back and shrink the partition on it so that you're only using, say, 400-450 gigs, and leave the spare space free.

Once you do this, the drive will still use the unpartitioned space as 'spare' area, and it will have the effect of reducing wear on the drive even further... I use this trick with my raid 0's to help keep things relatively defragmented. Trim still doesnt seem to be functioning on my system for some reason.

(spare area gets written to first before the drive starts erasing blocks to make room... since the unpartitioned area is free, it won't have to write around/move anything to perform writes, which prevents fragmentation and slowdown)

My advice? Use the ssd just like a normal system drive. If you have a lot of data, stick THAT on the bulk data drive, not the programs. Use the partition trick if it makes you feel better, and it WILL help with fragmentation, although your system should trim properly given the current state of things.

Atomic
16  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Need a new video card and looking for help on: February 28, 2014, 10:34:03 AM
I'll step in and advise that 2GB of vram is a _minimum_ upgrade these days for smooth gaming, especially towards the upper end of the spectrum, which 1080p qualifies as.

You said don't break the bank. Might I suggest a gtx 760 with 4GB? Should run around $300. Or a 770 which will set you back another Benjamin.

After these, your next step up is a plain-jane GTX 780... which is what I'm currently using at the 1920x1080 resolution you're targeting. And yes, it works great. Figure I've got another two years out of this card minimum, assuming Star Citizen doesn't eat its lunch. (it's a little sluggish atm, but I assume tuning will bring performance up as they go)

Gaming res is increasing. Game texture resolutions are increasing. Stuff like post-processing and AA are getting more intensive. (yes I noticed you mentioned no AA atm)

Thing to remember folks... if you want the nice screen and the big game textures... the gpu you need to drive it at decent framerates starts getting pretty expensive frown

Atomic
17  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Using old primary drive on new computer as extra internal drive? on: February 09, 2014, 04:47:54 AM
Given that you're not listing a bunch of other stuff, you should be fine.

z87 has 6 sata slots attached straight to the pch.

ssd
old hard drive
optical drive

leaves three open, plus secondary controller gives 2 additional.

if you don't have an additional 3.5 bay open... put the hard drive in that, and lay the ssd on the floor of the case. (a zip tie in the right spot would hold it down more securely)... no moving parts in an ssd means it wont vibrate/shift around, unless the case is in motion.
18  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: radeon or NVIDIA ? intel or AMD ? (New PC) on: February 09, 2014, 01:11:22 AM
I must admit, Mantle is intriguing. Nvidia doesn't have an answer for it yet, at least that I've heard of. If Mantle works as advertised, it will upset things, because no game shop is going to let free performance sit idle.

19  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Using old primary drive on new computer as extra internal drive? on: February 09, 2014, 01:09:24 AM
If you have a slot for it, it's as much of a pain in the ass as opening the case, holding the drive in place assuming it doesnt have anything to do that, and screwing in four screws (firm, not tight). Some cases are even tool-less.

Depending on the drive size/type, it may or may not be worth it to you. You need to know what type it is, and whether your new comp has an open connector for it. Power connector too...

Any details on the drive?
20  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Specs for a new gaming computer on: February 08, 2014, 09:11:57 AM
my current machine has approx 40 gigs on the system partition, and the games volume has 150 gigs installed to it.

Might I suggest you swap that SSD to a samsung 840 pro edition/neutron gtx/etc etc etc. You get the idea... the m500's are good, but I wouldn't necessarily use one for the system/games volume.

If you keep it under control, 240 gigs is enough. Heck, 200 is enough. For now? Games are getting big. Real big.

You could save some on the memory... are you intending to overclock? You could get some decent ddr3/1600 ram instead.

I really like my gtx 780, but the 780ti's are a nice bump up... you might downgrade the ram speed, and trade up to the moderately faster card. You could even downgrade to a 4670k following this route, and the gpu increase would be more than you'd lose to the cpu. (which would only really show up in games that are cpu bound).

Note: General advice, rather than listing suggestion upon suggestion.... the gpu is the single biggest factor of gaming performance... spend money there first, then start spending money on supporting items, like cpu, faster ram, etc.

You could also save on the asetek cooling system, again, if you're not intending to overclock. Those AIO liquid coolers are good, and they generally offer performance equivalent to top-end air coolers, give or take... but they lack sheer capacity for super overclocking... given you're spending money already, consideration towards a 240, 280, 360 /etc unit might be warranted.

If you go with air cooling, as I recently linked another thread, the http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099 will serve you well, and is much cheaper.

Two 760's can be sourced cheaper than the 780/780ti, and will at least match the speed, if you want to deal with. Might consider going with the 4GB variants to give them a little more legroom... 2GB is starting to not be enough anymore.
21  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Comcast cable modem choice? on: February 07, 2014, 03:40:10 AM
http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/the-best-cable-modem-is-the-motorola-sb6141/
22  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: New rig on: January 31, 2014, 06:37:26 AM
Nice job for a first install, especially given the stiffer than normal opposition. Bad usb driver would have a lot of people redoing the entire procedure.

Was panning around 770 reviews since I couldnt find your specific card... the 74c seems to be more on the low side of norm, especially given the overclock. If it still bothers you, you can use msi afterburner or evga's precision-x utility to alter the fan profile without having to tinker with anything else. Given what you've done so far, you won't have any problem figuring out the steps.

You can also pay attention to how the airflow in your case works, and 'tune' it to better serve your gpu by moving/shifting things around. I see bottom vents for air... you could add a fan on one of those, and as long as its not one of the silverstone air penetrator designs, the 'spray' from the fan should land right about where your gpu intakes air, once you tidy up the psu cabling so it doesn't block. That should net you a degree or two...

Atomic
23  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: New rig on: January 30, 2014, 06:28:25 AM
*drums fingers impatiently*
24  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: New rig on: January 27, 2014, 10:27:54 PM
If you intend to play with it, source yourself an upgraded cooler. The default is 'sufficient'...it is not 'good', and it is not optimal.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099

Those are good, though not 'the best', but it won't break the bank. (note the rating, which is faulty at Newegg these days, but if you pan around the reviews, the 212 evo is well respected)

Atomic

http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/cm_hyper212_evo/4.htm

note the difference between the evo and the stock cooler... especially the overclocked load... at this point the default cooler is causing the chip to throttle
25  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: New rig on: January 27, 2014, 12:48:30 PM
Things to remember

1: cpu paste... a little goes a long way. you should use a pea-sized bit at the center of the _clean_ cpu heatspreader, and you can use the pressure-spread technique. the clamping pressure of the heatsink will spread the paste where it needs to go. there are OTHER techniques, such as trying to make a line along the row of cores, spreading it with a credit card or some other very clean implement before installing the heatsink, but for a rookie, this is easiest, and works extremely well.

you do NOT want an 'oreo cookie' with your cpu and the heatsink as the two outside bits. the paste should spread out so thin you can see through it in most areas... remember, it's basically there to fill the microscopic gaps in the supposedly smooth surfaces... not to become the heat transport itself.... enough paste will actually insulate your cpu.

2: dont forget your pci-e cable(s), and your cpu 12v cable(s).

3: fans. remember to plug in the fans.

4: if you have the necessary bits, installing windows from a usb stick is a lot faster than an optical drive. a LOT faster.

5: if you're using the crappy default intel cooler... that thing in #1 doesnt really apply... however, when you overclock it with this cooler installed, don't come whining here about how the nasty smoke got out and ruined your carpet biggrin
26  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Good pre-built system for under $1,000? on: January 01, 2014, 08:00:20 AM
http://www.dailytech.com/Report+NSA+Intercepts+PC+Deliveries+Pays+Cybercriminals+to+Spy+on+Americans/article34005.htm

So'z. Who's up for the NSA 'value added' lottery?

Atomic
27  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Home network connection dropout issues on: January 01, 2014, 07:58:52 AM
Progress... we're making progress?

Atomic
28  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Home network connection dropout issues on: December 13, 2013, 12:37:04 PM
Did you restrict the IP address range the network can offer? If it's running out of IP's it might do something like that.

Atomic
29  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Home network connection dropout issues on: December 13, 2013, 04:03:58 AM
Something you didnt explicitly state in your first post...

Before you got the almond, you would simply be stuck in the loop? What was the solution... reboot the router?

Atomic
30  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Using a flatscreen tv as monitor... on: December 02, 2013, 07:57:55 AM
Given that I'm currently enjoying an opportunity to do this, I thought I'd share some of what I know, and am discovering, with you guys.

Circumstances left us with an extra flatscreen tv in the house. No you can't have it, and it' only 'decent' quality anyways. smile

It's a 40 inch sanyo, and I have it sitting on my desk, about 2 feet? or so from my eyes. Just over arms length... I can't quite reach it sticking my arm out without leaning. It sorta feels like I need it to be just a little further away, but I'm running low on room. Thankfully I have a corner desk so I actually have SOME ability to set the thing back from me.

At this distance, it's just barely far enough out. To see the top of the screen, I don't _quite_ have to actually look up, though I'm still wanting to... another few inches of setback would probably be about perfect.

At this distance, 1920x1080p is serviceable, though you can see the 'graininess' in the desktop. It's because I'm too close to the pixels. another few inches probably wont solve this one. I'd probably need at least 6 feet, and maybe as much as 10. Aka, television viewing distance. You gotta have enough range to let the eye start blending the pixels together to get rid of the effect. What's causing it, is the pixels are physically bigger, and the space between them, called dot pitch, is larger.

Reading text isn't really a problem. It's not 'blurry'... again, the 'grain' is noticeable, though it doesnt really interfere with reading.

As far as using the tv is concerned, so far its working. Some tv's end up with excessive 'input lag' between the time the gpu feeds the signal, and the time the tv actually displays it.... This will make itself known as you missing what you thought was a sure shot, say, in battlefield.... because they're actually 50ms ahead of where your tv is displaying them.

Units with a 'pc mode' or dedicated circuity that bypasses all the stuff that makes the tv work properly, will do better.... they can be as fast as a regular monitor if done properly. I also recommend a unit with an LED backlight that can be properly dialed down. TV's are _bright_...

Now, if I could just get this sucker with a 3840x2160 resolution... that... would be nice. Except my GPU would cry and beg me not to play as many games.

Atomic

http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/
31  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Windows Media Player keeps crashing. Any good alternatives? on: November 26, 2013, 02:00:49 AM
Bah. VLC trash! CCCP ftmfw!

(actually VLC is pretty good these days, but I've been using CCCP forever, and in spite of the text on the home page, it does NOT install a ton of codecs to get the job done)

no muss, no fuss.

http://www.cccp-project.net/

Originally built because of all the different containers and codecs in use from the anime fansub community.... mission successful.

Atomic
32  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Configuring a PC on: November 08, 2013, 05:40:37 AM
Btw. In case you didnt catch it in all the news about the new radeon cards. the 270x IS crossfire compatible with your 7870.

Just thought I'd mention that.

Atomic
33  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: GeForce GTX TITAN announced -GTX 780/770 on: October 30, 2013, 07:35:45 AM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1460915

* TheAtomicKid whimpers a little bit...
34  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: GeForce GTX TITAN announced -GTX 780/770 on: October 24, 2013, 08:38:21 AM
* TheAtomicKid screams and faints...

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/5823/amd-radeon-r9-290x-4gb-reference-video-card-review/index.html

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/R9_290X/

The stock cooler is a little loud... but the performance is there. _really_ there.

And a hundred bucks cheaper than a 780gtx at that.

Atomic
35  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: GeForce GTX TITAN announced -GTX 780/770 on: October 19, 2013, 07:17:18 AM
Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
36  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: New Router on: October 02, 2013, 06:26:02 AM
Ok, new router arrived this evening and installed.

Between rather extensive testing of the old router, and the ease of setup of the new router, I am affirming that Something Bad (tm) happened to my D-Link. Symptoms included coming home to an unresponsive router. Rebooting it to have it die again within a few minutes. Inability to provision it correctly, either static or dhcp... it would either flag an error if provisioned improperly, or crash, if provisioned correctly.

And the damned thing would be fine, unless, and until, I actually hooked it up to my dsl modem, at which point the router would fail. Didn't even have to pull up a web browser, it would fail or start failing, as soon as the connection went active. And it would otherwise be happy as a clam, up until that point.

Not really sure what happened, but factory reset, etc, nothing fixes it.

Anyways, the asus I listed before is running like a serious contender. It setup, no muss, no fuss. It even arrived with the latest firmware on board. Sadly it's not DD-WRT compatible, but what we have out of the box, is pretty decent, especially at the price.

Atomic
37  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Maybe I should have stuck with 7. Windows 8.1 - can't install ANY drivers on: September 30, 2013, 03:47:58 AM
Just a thought, but you could install win7 for now without activating.

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-7/extend-the-windows-7-trial-from-30-to-120-days/

Atomic

38  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / New Router on: September 27, 2013, 12:36:25 PM
Sadly, my D-Link Gamerlounge 4300 appears to be going on the fritz on me.

Now, I've already selected a replacement, since I'm under some time constraints and need to get this resolved before the lack of wireless access in the house results in a homicide, but.

I thought I'd start a thread on it so people could discuss, recommend, diss, etc.

My replacement router choice ended up being...

http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/rankers/router/result/1045-multi-functional-gigabit-superspeedn-router

Mostly due to a combination of maximum simultaneous connections, overall router throughput, and pricetag. I didn't need the new 802.11AC spec, as I don't normally stream movies, etc. I do use bittorrent frequently, thus my appreciation for max simultaneous connections. (bittorrent tends to overwhelm lesser routers when it gets really going... the thousand of connections flood the cpu, and overflow the routing tables)

So if anyone wants to chime in, I'd love to hear some opinions. Good, bad. Indifferent wouldnt really help in this case. biggrin

Atomic
39  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Guess it's going around - CPU/Mobo problems on: September 23, 2013, 03:27:26 AM
Still nothing?

Atomic
40  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Have I screwed up my SD card? on: September 23, 2013, 03:25:27 AM
Not sure which Win 7 format tool you mean by your description.

Open up control panel, administrative tools, computer management, go to the disk management section, and then plug your drive in.

It should show up there, even if unformatted.

Atomic

PS: Try FAT32 instead of NTFS. The partition is small enough, unless you need a file > 4GB, you're better off. Especially if you use it to transfer files to other devices.
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