There are no items to show in this view...

Setting up a computer with 2009 POSReady (XP based OS) & when I go to My Computer>Manage>Storage, the window is blank, other than text that says "There are no items to show in this view'.
I've done 100s of these things & have never encountered this issue. Computer is a Dell OptiPlex 780.
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check with a new cable, or port
also test the POS on another system
gromackAuthor Commented:
I'm not understanding your suggestions...
New cable or port for what?
Test the POS on another system?
gromackAuthor Commented:
If I go to start>run diskmgmt.msc, it says it can't be found. Other suggestions out there say run sfc /scannow, but I get a message that says ''sfc' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

Gonna try wiping & re-installing...
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new cable for the pos of course - or if it is wireless - check the wif-device
port if it is connected to usb

since you did not give any details - i can't understand, nor give better instructions either...
gromackAuthor Commented:
As it turns out, this OS is petty stripped down initially. I had to add the disk management utility through add/remove windows components. That's what I was missing, the disk management feature.

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gromackAuthor Commented:
It was the answer I was looking for.
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