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I'm an 81 yr old pensioner, I can't afford another external hard drive especially when it works well on Windows 7. Awesome, it's fixed. Plug your removable drive into your computer. Reply RudyB March 31, 2016 at 12:02 pm Hi Chris, Thanks for your outline on reformatting an unresponsive external drive.It was easy to follow and well laid out. weblink

my question is - i have recently bought a seagate backup plus slim 1 TB model. This problem can be caused by partition issues on your external drive, using the wrong file system, dead USB ports, driver issues in Windows, or other problems. What are the chances, it is brand new! Reply to dingo07 emperor pieheadAug 14, 2012, 9:02 PM yes its connected to power i will try a different sata data cable Reply to emperor piehead emperor pieheadAug 15, 2012, 2:52 http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/

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I'm completely devastated. Reply laurent July 30, 2016 at 4:59 am is it my things will be format? Do you see The Logical flaw? Wird geladen...

Reply julie January 25, 2017 at 6:57 am i have followed all the instructions and see my ATA drive in devmng only but it does not show partitions. Pleasee. Brent Reply Joseph Pulickal January 28, 2017 at 10:31 pm Thanks. Internal Hard Disk Not Detected But when I tried to access the external hard drive it says "Access denied" on virtual disk manager.

September 12, 2016 at 2:28 pm A lots of thanks to you brother Chris Hoffman for your guide, I was having a problem with my external hdd...I just follow your article External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 It doesn't work with any of the two ports the HP laptop has. I am angry... http://www.online-tech-tips.com/computer-tips/external-hard-drive-not-recognized/ THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH...!

Okay then I ment "thing" not "think" Reply walter r March 25, 2016 at 8:13 pm very useful. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management It works well there! Thanks! In the System and Security window, click on the Administrative Tools heading located near the bottom of the window.

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Much lv n respect max kudos! http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1673876/computer-recognise-hard-drive.html Are you telling me I have to format the drive to be able to see it on Windows 10? External Hdd Not Detected I have a 1tb ext hard drive that shows up on my computer, but doesn't work as a USB device. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer I thought all data lost.

And when I try to unplug the external HD the one window appear to format the HD, I try to format but can not. in disk management it says that it is Removable, 7.87Gb read Only, and it shows the primary partition is 7.87 GB RAW, Healthy (Active, Primary Partition). This is only a recent problem. 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. Hard Disk Not Detected In Bios

Reply Ren'z March 26, 2016 at 3:08 am No edit function on this engine? One additional thing I noticed is when you plug in one of the already formatted previously used USB/HD devices the power light comes on them but does not do so on Internal hard drive isn't recognized by computer Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware The HDD is also split into 4 different sub-folders now.

See this image: (Click to expand)     Blue connector - always connects to the motherboard.Grey (middle) connector - is used for slave devices on the cable.Black connector - is used for master External Hard Drive Not Detected Mac iF ANY-ONE HAS THIS PROBLEM JUST LOOK TO WHAT Vincent HAS EXPRESSED,find the corre3ct O/S and even a dumb bum like me got it right first time . BUT THIS WAS SIMPLE, HONEST, AND TO THE POINT VERY PRACTICAL.

It did work on my previous laptop and I always remove the drive safely.

I owe Phillip a huge thanks! 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 Reply Mukhtar khan January 4, 2016 at 6:04 pm What to do if toshiba storage usb is not opening in the pc?? External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac I tried to look up how to reformat it, but realized it was going to delete my files.

Note that everything except C: has no file system listed. Pick a letter for your drive and you should be good to go. First, let’s check whether Windows detects the drive when you plug it in. 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

Seggate 500 , with dell insprion 15 Reply Noah August 22, 2016 at 4:20 am My hard drive works now but the terabyte of data I had on there has vanished. And as about the culprit in .NET frame work 3.5 service pack. Other than clearing out all the data. Unfortunately the advice here is of no help.

After a lot of different crap, i downloaded a recovery program. 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 It's driving me crazy Reply Nance December 11, 2016 at 10:09 pm I did this, too, but say nothing different. The device doesn't show up on the Disk drives.

By following this document, now my Seagate external hard-drive is detected and now I am able to access. Reply Nance December 11, 2016 at 10:08 pm It's on the keyboard, on bottom left between the control key and the alt key. Reply Mahin October 21, 2016 at 7:07 pm Thankyou so much Reply WinonMac October 20, 2016 at 5:52 pm Does the author have a Boot Camp installation on a Mac? Here's How to Diagnose and Fix It!

solved Please help! now, how to partition it into two logical drives ? Reply Ren'z March 26, 2016 at 3:08 am No edit function on this engine? Kindly help if I do the initialize first and can do recovery as well?

In the Administrative Tools window, double-click on the Computer Management icon. I lost years worth of photos because of this one step I did. On Macs, the drive should automatically appear on the desktop.