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Helpful +49 Report Rizwan Jan 25, 2013 05:57PM Hi there, My drive used to show up on my computer but after a few months It stopped showing up on my computer The USB is not recognized by the Computer so I can't use the USB at all. PROBLEM SOLVED. Reply alfredo May 26, 2016 at 11:49 pm when I enter the command mentioned above nothing will happen and appear what should i Do? http://seforum.net/external-hard/external-usb-windows-7-hard-disk-problem.html

Larger "desktop" external hard drives (i.e. 3.5" boxed drives) do not encounter this issue currently from any mfg. Reply to 1DTRMND_MN HealthyNatalieMay 16, 2016, 2:37 AM Hi Adam, do you think your solution would work for me? Reply Laurence March 28, 2016 at 1:18 am Thanks heaps, my new 2nd hand drive needed to be initialized. Could you or someone help please. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2654149

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got any other ideas? Win 7… Reply shantanu March 30, 2013 at 7:07 pm http://www.troubleshootwindows.com/windows-vista/fix-hard-disk-suddenly-shows-raw-partition-not-accessible-in-windows-8-7-vista-xp/ The above link can really help you. I was not aware that that would happen and uh, ya i lost everything Reply Eshan October 26, 2016 at 6:26 am Can the steps be followed for a hard disk.And

Reply Idan August 3, 2016 at 7:28 pm You are great. Locate the information section and locate the hard disk drive information. Reply shantanu August 23, 2013 at 5:09 pm Sounds like a hardware issue. External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 Kindly help!!

I tried disk mgmnt and dev mgmnt but, it is not visible there. External Hard Disk Not Detected Is there any way i can repair it without formatting it? The only answer is time and patience. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/285552-32-corrupted-external-hard-drive Reply Alan January 25, 2016 at 8:56 pm Thanks for this - easy to follow and most helpful!

First, let’s check whether Windows detects the drive when you plug it in. External Hard Drive Not Working I opened that and went to the Drivers tab, and there, I uninstalled the driver. When I went to 'disk management', the drive finally appeared, but the file system was listed as 'RAW', instead of 'NTFS'. Reply to GhostSpectre Someone SomewhereJan 26, 2015, 9:58 AM A 1TB drive is big.

External Hard Disk Not Detected

I haven't used my hard drive in years because it was malfunctioning but this fixed it thank you!

So is this just another of the many issues that Win 10 has yet to resolve? How To Fix External Hard Drive Without Formatting What should I do now. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer Loading...

All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.  Apple Support Communities More ways to shop: Visit an Apple have a peek at these guys Reply Anonymous April 27, 2013 at 8:38 am my external hard disk is completely recognised by my comp……but cant play the contents like videos or music files from it….can't even copy It won't show up on Device Manager/Disk Management either. It was defaulting to a quick scan i was heartbroken. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management

Does the Drive Show Up in Disk Management? HDD show in Device Manager and property is Device working Properly. Reply Yeah2 August 27, 2016 at 6:02 am Still not recognize. http://seforum.net/external-hard/external-usb-windows-hard-disk-problem.html Double click on it, and change its value to 0 Click OK Restart your computer and try to connect your drive again That’s about it, I hope at least one of

It has lot of important data. External Hard Disk Not Detected Mac I have the exact same problem with my seagate expansion (2TB). Run recovery program and you might be lucky like me to recover 2 years of kids photos.

Reply George February 13, 2016 at 7:54 am For me it worked.

Now I trayed to plug my External HD in an other Computer vith Win Vista, an the HD works. Here's How to Diagnose and Fix It! I'm completely devastated. External Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows 7 I didn't try assigning letters and all that crap as I didn't want to be transfer stuff off my hard drive to wipe it clean.

The best way to repair that was to have it repaired by a HDD and data recovery specialist. I was told it can not be repaired Reply to mbachuvalentine Ask a new question Answer Read More Hard Drives Laptops External Hard Drive Storage Related Resources solved External Hard Drive Reply Shane April 27, 2016 at 10:25 pm I read all the above and none of it worked. this content Try updating your windows and your USB drivers. 2.

Same as on my win7 Laptop... The Diskmgmt check above show nothing sadly. If the external HD seems dead immediately without any signs of slowly dying, or noises, this is almost always a certain sign of SATA bridge failure in an external HD.Once your Reply George April 12, 2016 at 10:16 pm I am making this comment because I do not see it mentioned here, and it may save some people time.

I have a tiny little Sony flash drive 8 GB and you're instructions are the only one's that worked. However, if I right click on the drive, the only option that is active (bold faced) is Delete Volume. my pc hangs whenever im trying to access/repair it. because I've replaced the motherboard with a more healthy one but still second-hand (because of SD RAMs and ...).

I then tried this again on another computer which had the same problem and it worked again. How can i fix files on my external hard drive After formating then restoring? Hire a professional to do it instead. Trying to recover files from an old console HDD after putting it in to an enclosure case.

But it work Perfectly on Windows 7 Laptop, i check another Windows 8 Laptop i found same problem issue. Thank you ! If I could read the files I would back them up :-) the all the advice you give here is to wipe out the drive and use it somewhere else what This is one of the cause of hard drive failure.

not!!! however the onboard USB is old and a few crashed. Dennis Top Programs That Can Make Your Computer Run Faster Windows Top Programs That Can Make Your Computer Run Faster Ben Stegner Top Deals Search Open Menu Close Menu PC & When I try to open up any folder, either My PC, or just Documents to get to the drive folder by the Most Recent tab at the left of the window,

I checked in Computer Management, Disk Management and Device Management, there is just nothing showing up about my External HD! Now i open Disk Management it take time and says loading disk configuration information, still 30 mins it says loading disk configuration information. However, none of this seems germane to my problem.