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THANK YOU Dec 31, 2008 #2 dlema71 TS Rookie Thank you MrNoname MrNoname said: ↑ Easy to FIX Right click on my computer Choose MANAGE Then find DISK MANAGEMENT You USB Ports/Secondary PC You can also try plugging the drive into another USB port on the computer to make sure it's not a problem with that particular port. After contacting seagate they said it was a warranty prob and i could return it. Reply rajendra September 3, 2016 at 7:47 am thanks..

They can only access drives formatted with the older FAT32 file system. Really helpful. The solution. Cheers and thanks, Rudy. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/

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You will need to enter the the BIOS setup in order to verify their current state.   When you add a second drive to the system, it may be need to be Helpful +20 Report GotRice 5Posts Sunday January 23, 2011Registration date January 23, 2011 Last seen Jan 23, 2011 at 09:59 PM Hi, I have the same problem as you, my WD Reply Mart March 3, 2016 at 11:05 am Thanks. First, unplug the drive from your USB port and try plugging it into another USB port on your computer.

Reply Bruce Greer January 2, 2016 at 8:58 pm The advice given here seems consistent with other sites. You can try fixing this by first going to the command prompt (Start and type in CMD) and running the following command: set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1 Once you do that, open Device Manager If the drive does appear to be partitioned, it may be partitioned with the wrong file system. External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 I am having the same problem, I CAN'T GET A STRAIGHT ANSWER ON HOW TO COPY THE FILES I NEED OFF THE DISK?!?!?!!

The solution. Hard Disk Not Detected In Bios http://www.seagate.com/support/downloads/seatools/ Western Digital DataLifeguard Diagnostic Fujitsu (Toshiba) Diagnostic Utility You can also read my previous post on checking your hard drive for errors for more information and more tools to test Reply marko L F December 27, 2016 at 2:44 pm Hi - the only article of of 89 I've downloaded, read & used thats been clear easy & above - WORKED. I had solved my problem.

If your external hard drive is more than 2TB it is probably formatted in GPT instead of standard MBR, which cannot be read by 32bit Operating Systems such as WIndows XP. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management I hope others find this solution helpful. Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages. Reply bedar January 6, 2017 at 1:23 pm i have tried all the steps but i still unable to see my external device in "my computer".

Hard Disk Not Detected In Bios

Other USB devices like flash drives did connect to this laptop. http://knowledge.seagate.com/articles/en_US/FAQ/168595en/ I have the exact same problem with my seagate expansion (2TB). External Hdd Not Detected This was driving me NUTS! External Hard Disk Not Showing Thumbs up Reply Psycho Elvis November 19, 2016 at 2:39 pm THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU.

When I rebooted the computer, it took about 5 minutes for the partitions on the drive to display, but they were not accessible. Reply RudyB April 2, 2016 at 5:44 am Hi Mike, Thanks for your comment. Reply Ren'z March 26, 2016 at 3:08 am No edit function on this engine? The Windows System Restore feature could save your butt. Internal Hard Disk Not Detected

Microsoft is using all consumers to be used as testers and that is why they so much data error reports sent to them. please help. Reply sysmark April 9, 2016 at 4:13 pm When I plug in my external hard drive the diskmgmt.msc stop response. Expand "Universal Serial Bus controllers".

But when tried to use last night, it is no longer recognised in Windows. External Hard Drive Not Working If you have a laptop with Win 7, spend $15 on a powered usb hub ( still a good idea if you have a desktop) From the Seagate Website: ""These Drives Reply Greg June 15, 2016 at 7:56 pm If the volume is cross hatched as mine was since it was one formatted in Ubuntu; I simply deleted the volume, and started

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COULD YOU PLS HELP? but it said the computer already had the latest driver installed. The cable decides master/slave device detection when the cable select jumper settings are used.   Faulty Hard Drive If you have completed the above checks and procedures and the drive is still not Hard Disk Not Detected How To Recover Data If not, post a comment and I'll try to help.

It got the lot. External usb drive not seen or recognised by pc no matter what i did. xx Reply Ian December 27, 2016 at 1:29 pm Hi Sir Chris Hoffman. I'm an 81 yr old pensioner, I can't afford another external hard drive especially when it works well on Windows 7.

It doesn't work with any of the two ports the HP laptop has. Reply Mr. Awaiting reply. Reply Brian Probetts August 4, 2016 at 10:15 am Brilliant!

Reply Antanas November 22, 2016 at 12:59 pm Thanks! I have tried some solutions shown here, but they will not dhow up in device manager. Notwithstanding the above, I still have 3 USB drives working, and I hope they continue to do so, while I backup all the data files on them. I haven't used my hard drive in years because it was malfunctioning but this fixed it thank you!

Reply Mukarji November 21, 2015 at 3:30 am I have a USB that is recognized by the Disk Management (Windows 7) and shows an Unallocated partition. It doesn't matter which of the three USB ports I use the device is not recognized as it should be according to your instructions regarding disc management. It says that 'Wizard could not find a better match for your hardware than the hardware you currently have installed' when I update it. Reply Emmanuel Frank.

The computer detects a usb thumb drive no problem though, it is just external harddrives. But, as soon as I put the pc to sleep, and then start back up, the drive is gone. When i was trying to adding more data onto it one day, a message came up saying that the disk was full. I dont know what else to do?

I have a Seagate 1TB EHD that had suddenly stopped being recognized, and after trying all the suggestions from this article with no luck, this comment gave me the idea to I have had good luck with free MiniAide Fat32 Formatter, which analyzed my 3TB Hard Drive and allowed me to Partition and Re-Format in Windows 7. 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 If the drive doesn’t work on any computer you plug it into — be sure to check whether it appears in the computer’s Disk Management window — the drive itself is

Renaming the drive letter helped i read it on one of the resolutions for the problem.....It needs a new drive letter. Diskmgmt shows only my (C:) drive. Some USB hubs won’t provide enough power for your external drive to function.