Thank you,D Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Start a new thread instead of hijacking one that is by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / July 28, 2013 9:48 PM PDT Report cheese- Nov 30, 2012 05:31AM but there is no greyed entries Report Max- Dec 6, 2012 12:21PM still its not working tried to install again but again it failed !!! Also when I go to Disk Management the only drives that show or that are even assigned to a drive letter are my internal PC hard drive C and my CD/DVD The steps below will be the same for both USB flash drives and larger external hard drives, which work similarly. his comment is here
I've installed the most up to date driver available for it. Some of these external drives have a proprietary backup software etc which it requires to be run before the drive can be mounted such as my maxtor one touch.. What do I do? Reply Alan January 25, 2016 at 8:56 pm Thanks for this - easy to follow and most helpful!
In a worst case scenario, the drive itself may simply be dead. Reply PrEeTaM SiNgH August 20, 2015 at 8:34 am I also follow the same steps however somehow I improvise myself. If You See the Drive in Disk Management, But It's Empty If you see the drive in Disk Management, but it's "Unallocated", with a black bar along the top, this means
forever and Explorer assign the Driver Letter but show up "WAIT" icon... I have access to 2 laptops and an old pc and the problem is with the old PC. I have a 1TB Seagate drive which I use without any problem in a Windows 7 PC and some notebooks I have.. Usb Drive Not Showing Up Windows 7 I previously backed up all the information on a XP computer, then reformatted the drive.
Reply Emmanuel Frank. External Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 Why You Shouldn't Use "Anti-Spying” Tools for Windows 10 Nest vs. Thank you for the help. I haven't used my hard drive in years because it was malfunctioning but this fixed it thank you!
I tried to reconnect many times...but not successful Reply Sujatha Sadhasivam August 24, 2016 at 2:17 pm Earlier my external drive was detected and using for a while,now it is not Usb Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10 I opened that and went to the Drivers tab, and there, I uninstalled the driver. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. But sometimes, even with Macs, things just don't work out.
Which did work, I know it is not a USB problem ( the darn things worked on vista). I followed all above suggestions. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 7 Restart the computer to check the issue. Hope this helps. Regards, Linda Proposed as answer by Mobile Target Monday, April 25, 2011 12:41 PM Tuesday, November 03, External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10 Jun 1, 2009 #11 NGEK TS Rookie test your HD Jun 2, 2009 #12 atyson TS Rookie MrNoname said: ↑ Easy to FIX Right click on my computer Choose MANAGE
Reply Ren'z March 26, 2016 at 3:08 am No edit function on this engine? this content I WAS TRIPPING BC I HAD ALL MY FLASH PROJECTS AND OTHER HOMEWORK ON THAT DRIVE N WINDOWS WOULDNT RECOGNIZE IT!! Okay then I ment "thing" not "think" Reply walter r March 25, 2016 at 8:13 pm very useful. Sign in to make your opinion count. Can't See External Hard Drive Windows 10
Try more power If you connect a USB hard drive and it doesn't show up in the Finder, the chances are that it needs more power. I later found that I can't see files on my Seagate drive on either Win 7 or a brand new Win10 laptop. Reply Dustin April 27, 2016 at 12:30 am I've been trying to fix a bricked 320 GB Seagate drive... http://nyfreewifi.com/hard-drive/cannot-format-hard-drive.html The device doesn't show up on the Disk drives.
If it’s an external hard drive, you may have to flip a power switch on the hard drive to activate it. Windows 10 Not Recognizing External Hard Drive Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / March 9, 2012 10:11 PM PST In reply to: similar problem Here is a suggestion.COPY all the files that are on that drive into a new
Reply Niknak February 14, 2016 at 11:43 pm I have just had this problem and through your simple and clear instructions I have been able to reclaim my HDD. Reply Shane April 27, 2016 at 10:25 pm I read all the above and none of it worked. Is there some way to change this? External Hdd Not Detected So don't be afraid to uninstall it, it will just reinstall automaticaly because it's an USB device.
I don't think I'm going to be successful. No formatting necessary. Follow our step-by-step instructions to cleaning a drive in Windows for more information. check over here Report jack4rall 6529Posts Sunday June 6, 2010Registration date ModeratorStatus December 30, 2015 Last seen - Jan 24, 2011 06:29AM Hello, Try this 1 Hello, Try this 1.
Right mouse click on My Computer Left click on Manage Left click on Device Manager Expand the USB list Find the USB device for your USB Hard Drive (in my case Sunday, July 03, 2011 4:03 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thanks, your the Man Sunday, July 03, 2011 6:19 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to However when I connect the new one in the external case it does not show in my computer although the computer has "installed" the the "new device" and it shows up Proposed as answer by SAZMND Wednesday, July 13, 2011 12:45 PM Tuesday, November 16, 2010 10:14 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have tried all the solutions
but I was happy to restore it. When I go into Device Manager there is a USB device with no name. When I click on update I get a message that windows has determined that I have an Reply Rismint April 20, 2016 at 2:15 pm I also want to note that I'm not really tech savvie besides looking things up on pages like these, and English is not I found a solution for my Hard Disk HP External Drive which was not showing up on Windows 7 64 Bit.
Any other ideas? 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 Reply Mart March 3, 2016 at 11:05 am Thanks. I called Microsoft and they said I'm probably gonna have to pay a geek!
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