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Reply saurabh December 1, 2016 at 3:16 am it worked.....mine was showing healthy partition(online). Already have an account? All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality its worth a try.Bob, is this problem unique to problems you've help with before? weblink

Reply Joe January 7, 2017 at 3:23 pm Same have u managed to do it yet ? After a 20-second rescan, my externals and my Hot-Swap Deck always appear. Refresh the view by using the refresh task. Ask ! http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/

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TekChick View Public Profile Send a private message to TekChick Find More Posts by TekChick May 15th, 2006, 10:29 AM #2 RikFairlie Junior Member Join Date: May 2006 Location: Computer Type: Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number: PC Specialist custom laptop Cosmos IV OS: Win 10 Pro (1607) CPU: i3 Dual Core Processor i3-6100H Memory: 8GB HyperX IMPACT 1600MHz SODIMM DDR3 Graphics with it plugged in? Reply Sol January 6, 2017 at 8:36 am Hi Tried this opened disk management, I don't have a windows key so used the "search programs and files" instead.

  • I don't think I'm going to be successful.
  • Right click on it, and choose CHANGE DRIVE LETTER Choose anything, but I recommand something higher than M: I've seen this problem with alot of STORAGE DEVICE It happen more often
  • Tried to "Check Removable Device" as suggested elsewhere in Disk Management Storage but no such option for me with XP Home/ HP Pavillion 7934 pc Intel i845.
  • It is a Microsoft bug ((.9% of the time.
  • To reformat a partition, right-click it, select Format, and select your desired file system.
  • It would seem that in my circumstance the problem was power related.

So it makes couple drives like e:, f:, g:. It works when connected to my other laptop, and I know the usb port isn't dead because it works when other devices such as my mouse are connected to it. So I figured, I know, download windows 10. External Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 I haven't used my hard drive in years because it was malfunctioning but this fixed it thank you!

I really appreciate the easy steps explained and also your article. Also the current PC works with different flash drives (1GB and 16 GB) in the """front USB""" well in windows XP but the extHDD won't work on front USB. by catbait1 / August 26, 2007 4:13 PM PDT In reply to: Can't recognize an external USB hard drive--a solution Wow, I'd tried about everything and then used your sequence. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/my-external-hard-drive-is-not-detected-by-windows-anymore.167143/ This instruction really helped.

Discussion topics include SSD, SATA drives, USB drives, external hard drives, RAID arrays, backup, IDE drives, network attached storage (NAS), thumbdrives, Western Digital, Kingston, LaCie, and SanDisk.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General External Hard Drive Not Working Reply Yonas Christian January 24, 2017 at 10:49 pm How can I back the files up when the HDD isn't appearing on my computer? If not then you confirmed either the USB 3.0 cord is dead or the drive is. It works fine on other laptops and pc.

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - This worked for me by Ruanaidh / October 17, 2006 4:10 PM PDT In reply to: One check did it. http://www.tomsguide.com/answers/id-3060660/external-hard-drive-recognized-asus.html will the red light flash if its the case?any help much appreciated.running XP Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - The lesson I learned. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer I also bought another NewLink external SATA/IDE enclosure. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management It's not being recognized, and there is no option to change the drive or path.

I have been trying to reformat my Seagate FreeAgent 500gb external USB HDD to FAT32 for weeks. have a peek at these guys This contains my core works that I can't lose and photos.4. Reply Sunilkumar February 4, 2016 at 5:22 am Hi Brian, I have WD Passport Hard disk. And it seems to *really* slow down my Outlook mail. External Hard Drive Not Showing In Disk Management

Ad choices Follow Tom’s guide Subscribe to our newsletter Sign up add to twitter add to facebook ajouter un flux RSS Best picks Reviews News Tutorials Forum MORE All articles How Storage device tries to install themself with the drive letter next to CDROM c: - HD1 d: - HD2 or CDROM e: - Mass storage device (maybe for card readers) So Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Storage forum 100 total posts (Page 1 of 4) 01 02 03 04 Next Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer check over here I have a tiny little Sony flash drive 8 GB and you're instructions are the only one's that worked.

then moving it onto a different external hard drive (my 160gb western digital) and then it went downhill about halfway through the second process.any tips? External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac Any of my older flash drives or Seagate portable HD are recognized and connect to the computer. Windows 8.1.

I have tried removing the read only and it says the disk needs to be formatted (because its RAW?) but I cant format it because its read only Reply Rohan Jumani

kindly advise thank you muthu. The only main difference to the PC was that they installed XP SP2 I'm not sure if this is related to the upgrade but the external hard drive does not apper I'm sure there are other options, but another OS is what really worked for me. External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac Making Windows Recognize the Drive If Windows doesn’t see your drive at all, it’s possible there’s a hardware issue with your computer’s USB port, a driver problem with your Windwos computer,

The computer does accept USB 2.0/3.0 flash drives and I primarily use SanDisk. First, unplug the drive from your USB port and try plugging it into another USB port on your computer. I wonder if there was an update that killed it. this content My LG G4 was suddenly not being recognised by my pc, I had to reinstall the driver, windows did it automatically when I followed your instructions.