Can i use a NAS drive as a regular pc hdd?

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I got a free hgst deskstar nas hdd, i have no clue what nas is but it seems like its for network storage(i thought the drive was just a normal pc hdd), i was intending to use it to replace 2nd hdd on my pc, can i do this? If so how, because its not letting me create a new volume out of the drive.

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