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Marshall Reply Daryl J Järvinen August 22, 2015 at 4:28 pm I have Windows Vista and I'm using a small Toshiba 150gb external. To check for this, open the Device Manager. If the drive does not show up in the Computer category as a new drive or a removable drive you need to initialize the hard drive to allow Windows 7 to Reply Terry Anders May 20, 2016 at 8:38 pm Brilliant. have a peek here

but some say then the pc will not ever recognise it again and i can use it only with the tv. Reply Robert July 26, 2016 at 9:35 am Very interesting, but I only got half way as when I R/Click on the drive the menu is Grayed out except for "Properties Any help would be much appriciated ! ^^ Thankyou. So thanks again Reply Erin November 30, 2015 at 4:55 am Thank you!

External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10

I never 'safely remove hardware...' just something I never think to do... Reply Dianne August 2, 2016 at 10:29 am Thank You for your help. What els can Ido? (the USB Hub is powered with a second powerplug not usb powered) Report jack4rall 6529Posts Sunday June 6, 2010Registration date ModeratorStatus December 30, 2015 Last seen - Reply Lee January 19, 2016 at 3:23 pm hi Bruce, did you find a solution to your problem as i have the same thing and cant find how to resolve the

Reply Joshua Magee October 31, 2016 at 12:33 pm It was my fault for not reading the whole article first, but you may want to mention at the start of the Louis/BrentwoodNJ - North Jersey / PatersonNY - Long Island/WestburyNY - Brooklyn/Gowanus ExpyNY - Queens / FlushingNY - Westchester County/YonkersOH - Central Ohio/ColumbusOH - Northeast Ohio/Mayfield HeightsOH - Cincinnati/SharonvillePA - Philadelphia/St. Reply mikey November 27, 2015 at 7:30 pm I spent about three hours trying to locate files on a 1TB samsung external drive which stopped being recognised,THEN I read your article,followed External Hdd Not Detected The Windows System Restore feature could save your butt.

I trayed to use the USB Hub with an shoter Cable but makes no differnces. With any luck, after following these steps, your drive will be in good working condition again. So the process you have mentioned here will format the Data inside the disk. What tit also thought it was a good idea "format the drive instead yeah great idea, 2 1TB harddrives that are backup drives to use on both boots lets format them

Proposed as answer by Sid67 Friday, June 24, 2011 12:56 PM Wednesday, June 22, 2011 6:51 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Another solution (it worked for me) External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management FREE Tech Support 343,602 views 3:30 Repair and Fix Hard Drive and Disk Errors - Duration: 5:39. im scared that my external hd is broken and has some reaaly important things for me. When I rebooted the computer, it took about 5 minutes for the partitions on the drive to display, but they were not accessible.

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that exactly what I need. There is only the option of "help", I tried using the HD on a different system. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10 Reply craig.lawrence3 August 29, 2015 at 6:53 pm Hi Doug & Everyone, I accepted the Win 10 upgrade and forgot to remove my Seagate portable drive. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 8 Reply Phillip December 1, 2015 at 5:06 am I dont have a mac.

After waiting ages I had to cold boot it (a number of times) and ultimately had no choice but to re-build back to Win7 with recovery disc. http://bookread.org/external-hard/external-hard-drive-not-powering-up.html Major regret. then right click it in "Disk Management" and select either "Open" or "Explore" if it will open and you can see the files on it, then this may help as a Let's start with some common problems and their solutions. Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management

Sign in 67 Loading... To fix this problem, simply reformat the NTFS partition as FAT32. hello , i thank you !! :D it's works for me ! Check This Out But I did not helped me out.

In this article, I'll try to go through the different solutions on Mac and Windows for fixing this issue. How the drive is formatted and what file system is being used is External Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 This was precisely what the problem was in may case. Choose your language.

I'm using a Bytecc USB Adapter(See here if, perchance, you're not familiar with this doo-dad) to see what is on a couple of old IDE hard drives and to determine whether

Assign a driver letter and it should just work. Go into Advanced Sharing on the Sharing tab and tick the Share this Folder box. If you are connecting to a USB hub, disconnect that and try to connect the drive directly to the computer. External Hard Drive Not Working The solution.

Now, when I connect the external HD to my Macbook, Time Machine has disappeared along with all of our backed up files. Close Yes, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. He's as at home using the Linux terminal as he is digging into the Windows registry. this contact form or not letting me to click on it.

I tried everything on the net. Now try to connect it. Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:15 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote All, I just want to share with the community how I solved the problem. 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.

My new usb drive is listed under devices and printers but I can not access it. Try a Different Computer: Try plugging the USB drive into a different computer and see if the other computer detects it. what can I do..mine is a Seagate Iomega Prestige 500GB external drive.. Is there a fix for this?

I have no idea what the difference is between the two. Vista and Windows 7:  If the drive works fine on another computer, there are a few steps to try while the drive is connected to the original computer: Click the Start Some USB hubs won’t provide enough power for your external drive to function. advise.

format -> so you can assign a letter to the hard disk, and a name ecc.. -> IT'S OK (I have then unplugged and plugged again ecc..) -> it works!! Reply rmeaks November 12, 2015 at 8:08 pm thanks a million! all of sudden it stopped getting recognized by the system. if it opens the pen you can now delete the folder we created on it to make the shortcut.

I'm looking into 'help' but it does not seem to cover this variation. I have 2 Seagate Expansion drives. I dont want to format it as it contains extremely imp data. Reply Sudhir December 18, 2015 at 5:08 am I have the same problem as Sharon.

Thoughts? Thanks! -Stephen Proposed as answer by cwaustintx Tuesday, December 15, 2009 7:33 PM Thursday, December 10, 2009 3:14 AM Reply | Quote 9 Sign in to vote 1.                      Plug in the Reply Tasneem Hararwala August 9, 2015 at 10:50 am Considering that I don't know anything about how all this functions, I was trying to find myself some help regarding my external