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It worked on a computer with XP pro sp3, but when I took it to a computer with sp2, it did not work...( I have not tryed going back to the The drives don't even show up in the disk manager so I cannot rename the drives. Reply shantanu September 23, 2013 at 5:07 am Yes, Check the link to fixing the Raw partition in the above comments, that should help Reply coulibaly September 23, 2013 at 11:40 What's New? have a peek at this web-site

Reply shantanu May 11, 2013 at 6:43 pm Right Click the computer icon and click on Manage -> click on Storage -> click on Device management . Louis Forum Rules Report Topics For Staff Action BC Forums, List Preparation Guide Before Posting Malware Issues in MRL Forum Am I Infected Forum Back to top Back to External Hardware Reply Masud Shorif April 8, 2016 at 8:11 am Going into the disk management and then formatting did the job for my ssd drive. Learn more You're viewing YouTube in Portuguese (Brazil).

External Hard Disk Not Detected

The odd problem is this : My external 1TB seagate USB+ HDD 5400rpm works on laptops well. Can anyone please advise whether this has likely been wiped of drivers and all content? And when I try to unplug the external HD the one window appear to format the HD, I try to format but can not. mc_mc_1008gmail.com thanks Reply Jim August 28, 2016 at 8:38 am Thank you!!

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  4. Before it was working fine and I don't have that much data on there.

Thank you. The same thing happens in the device manager section. Can u confirm that you are using NTFS file system ? External Hard Disk Not Detected Mac October 23, 2016 at 6:09 pm GOD BLESS YOU!

it just doesn't react. but the tv displays a message this usb device is not recognized i have read that i can reformat the drive to Fat file system. Reply ankit padaliya August 15, 2015 at 10:21 am Much Help full.. I was more fortunate in that everything on the drive was still intact (no need to recover anything).

Helped me in getting my HDD troubleshooting Reply Paul Read February 24, 2016 at 3:15 am Thanks. External Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows 7 I want to get some information off the old hard drive and want to know what adaptor to buy, but from the sound of it, nothing is going to work. IDE? I am angry...

External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer

This harddrive is visible in my older Windows vista PC. The culprit could be the cable or the usb controller within the enclosure. External Hard Disk Not Detected I didn't realise when I bought it that it wouldn't work straight away and it needed formatting and partitioning. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management Is your old computer a desktop or a laptop ?

So, I have dropped it a couple of times but then it worked just fine until yesterday. Check This Out The first thing to check is that whether your device has been detected in your computer or not. Also, it worked fine on my brother's win8 pc yesterday. Awaiting reply. External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10

The system detects it as a CD Drive. Faça login para que sua opinião seja levada em conta. Reply Mitchel May 16, 2013 at 3:49 am Hi, I got a Buffalo Ministation extreme USB 3.0 eHDD. Source HELP........

I can see the drive in the Disk Management. External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac New SATA cable, switching with another drive in the computer. Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

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Thank you very much for sharing this! April 1, 2016 at 1:34 pm I am having a similar problem Reply Hitesh March 30, 2016 at 3:02 pm As u've explained, following the diskmgmnt.msc steps, that the removable drive Reply Karla June 29, 2016 at 4:47 pm OMG you saved my bacon. Internal Hard Disk Not Detected Reply With Quote 14th February 2011,01:31 #3 X_7 Beginner Join Date Apr 2010 Posts 13 External Hard Drive Not working Originally Posted by redblade8 Hallo, I recently bought a WEstern Digital

please help all my files are ther Reply shantanu June 18, 2013 at 5:10 am Try booting from a linux distro ( magic parted should work fine ) and run disk Any help would be much appriciated ! ^^ Thankyou. Thank you for the help. http://win8s.com/external-hard/external-hard-disk-detected-but-not-working.html When I right in the pop up window I get file system as NTFS, but your screenshot above shows FAT32.

Try following this link: Well I can't post URL's for some reason, but just Google to the WD site go to the support area and click on "Technical Help and Troubleshooting" Reply sysmark April 9, 2016 at 4:13 pm When I plug in my external hard drive the diskmgmt.msc stop response. have a nice moments. I've now got 2 external drives (from different companies, different ages etc) that are not even seen by windoze.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc. Device Management If you plug-in your device & it does not show up in my computer. Please advise how to create a new volume. this worked.

Even my usb flash disks are not detected by Win 8, but on Win 7 everything is okay! Some USB hubs won’t provide enough power for your external drive to function. ITS A VERBATIM 500GB EXTERNAL DRIVE. Please let me know if this helps.

I have 3 Partitio in my HDD. In the right tab, select the external hard disk that is giving these issues, right-click on it and select Properties 4. So the process you have mentioned here will format the Data inside the disk. Reply Garth May 17, 2016 at 3:32 pm I followed the above instructions and was able to format my external hard drive and make it useful again.