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External Hard Drive Doesn't Show Up In "my Computer" But Does In "device Manager"


About half an hour later, the hard drive failed audibly and the laptop... Refresh the view by using the refresh task. Having run disk management I can see the drive there. The same thing happens in the device manager section.

But, lastly I take the help of third-party data recovery software which is recommended to me by my one of my colleague. However properties say that there are 0 bytes used and free. You may want to use the Update Driver button to install an updated driver, use the Roll Back Driver button to revert any changes, or use the Uninstall button to uninstall Reply Earic December 11, 2015 Hi, I am facing problem with my external hard drive, it is visible in my computer but when I tried to open it shows access

External Hard Drive Shows Up In Device Manager But Not My Computer

I removed all but one WD external hard drive that is connected to my computer via a 3.0 usb and still have one WD Live drive connected through my router, but If cloning does not work then I would suggest calling a hard drive recovery company like ours. Please help. ([email protected]) Reply Brian February 4, 2016 at 12:22 am >>>>NEW<<<>>> My SOLUTION<<<<< was to boot into a Linux thumb drive (Ubunto) and use the disk partition utility to reformat Ran diskcheck which corrected errors (seemingly), discmanagement shows it as healthy (primary partition) but I get an inaccessible message and the port letter does not change regardless of where I plug

  1. Also I've replaced my power.
  2. You could try taking the drive out of the enclosure to make sure the enclosure is not the problem.
  3. 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.
  4. Make sure you have checked whether the drive appears in the computer’s Disk Management window.
  5. Can this be fixed ?
  6. Thanks in advance!!
  7. The computer does accept USB 2.0/3.0 flash drives and I primarily use SanDisk.
  8. Zohaib R Nov 19, 2012 03:35PM Hi AkemiHomura, I checked your message and the error screen shots.

It looks totally like mine. However, none of this seems germane to my problem. I hope I was able to answer some of your questions. Usb Not Showing Up Mac Thank you !

how to find it is correct David Mohyla November 1, 2012 11:28 am Reply # We will be happy to help you with your hard drive recovery. Usb Drive Not Showing Up Windows 7 What should I do? Reply mark August 28, 2016 at 4:48 pm i also have problem with my external drive(buffalo hd-pntu3).instead that my computer will read the external hard drive is being read as cr For any assistant feel free to reply or call 877-778-6087.

Reply Jyoti Prakash November 6, 2015 Hi Nick As mentioned in the article, sometime Windows named the drive to a letter that is already in use. Flash Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management But there is another problem with external disc with its power supply. Your explanations are clear and understandable. Thanks.

Usb Drive Not Showing Up Windows 7

The same results when using 2 other USB points. The options are there but the only thing I can click is Delete Volume. External Hard Drive Shows Up In Device Manager But Not My Computer Now drive F has also disappeared. Hard Drive Not Showing In My Computer Windows 7 Read More and will need to be replaced.

not!!! this content If the problem started recently, you may want to run System Restore What You Need To Know About Windows System Restore What You Need To Know About Windows System Restore Imagine I read online solution and tried for that problem and it was solved. Thumbs up Reply Psycho Elvis November 19, 2016 at 2:39 pm THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. Usb Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10

Does this mean my drives are done? I still have a problem that is not fixed. This software had beautifully recovered all my data by making my external hard drive visible to me. weblink Any other suggestions?

I'm not connected to the internet though, would that make a difference for update driver? Hard Drive Doesn't Show Up In Disk Management Good Luck. Make sure the selected drive letter is not already in use.

Jacqui Best February 24, 2014 2:00 pm Reply # Yange, You can run data recovery software on the drive then and I would recommend doing that.

Reply Sujatha Sadhasivam August 24, 2016 at 2:21 pm Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45) To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the I have a program that I was hoping could read it - HFSExplorer. So please suggest me any solution. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer I tried everything.

Reply David Webb March 25, 2016 at 5:07 am Of course this will erase all files on your drive, please backup files from external drive before you do this... It might be possible that your hard drive has no file system or converted into raw format. Seagate site says no jumper is needed for this drive. check over here This software will also give you a bad sector count, if you get a lot of bad sectors it is advisable to clone the drive before going any further.

We have a how to for hard drive recovery here. This hard drive was working on both laptops just a few days ago and now... Report Rana- Jul 23, 2016 at 11:32 AM Thanks Bro. Thanks in advance!

Do I choose the MBR or the GPT option? Reply willian November 17, 2015 Thanks for such informative article – short, simple and very relevant, just the way I love it Reply Tom November 27, 2015 I like So thanks again Reply Erin November 30, 2015 at 4:55 am Thank you! That made my hard drive to go to GPT Partition.

In the past, I had a damaged external usb enclosure. Reply Aditya Kulkarni October 24, 2016 at 10:54 am My ext HDD is visible, but is not being detected. Thanks Bill Morris September 24, 2013 10:14 pm Reply # The drive is a iOmega Home Media Network Hard Drive (external). This allowed me to assign a drive number to an old mac HDD that I had pulled from a broken 2008 macbook pro.

Reply atp February 22, 2016 at 1:02 am BIG issues! If it works then you might have a dead USB port. Jacqui Best October 16, 2013 3:54 pm Reply # Anonymous, Did you slave it via IDE, SATA, or USB? Reply Jyoti Prakash February 13, 2017 I think you must check the Device Manager after connecting your infected drive to your system.

The drive is on and I can hear sound but I am unable to see it. No drives are shown. Drives "G" and "F" are for media storage. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion