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Kindly help!! Right click on My Computer and select Manage.Select Disk ManagementIs the drive there?Do you need to initialize it? (right click on the picture of the drive)Does it need a drive letter? I went to Disk Management and it is showing healthy (Primary Partition). huge thank you. http://mffonline.com/drive-not/can-t-read-external-drive.php

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? Best Buy's "Cheap Squad" says there is no fix. have a nice moments. 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 http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/

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Reply Hubert Liu May 1, 2016 at 5:01 am Put some bloody warnings I just wiped my hard drive LIKE IT MATTERS IF U WARN THEM AFTER THE INSTRUCTIONS MAYBE PUT Thanks in advance… David Mohyla January 15, 2013 2:08 pm Reply # Hi Josh, try Mac Drive. Is it showing up in the BIOS?

Reply Cherry Rose May 9, 2016 at 2:10 pm This is utterly useless. I had a similar problem to what a bunch of people here said. The culprit could be the cable or the usb controller within the enclosure. External Hard Drive Not Showing In Disk Management Good Luck Helpful +7 Report dungeoneer 4Posts Thursday January 3, 2013Registration date January 20, 2013 Last seen Jan 3, 2013 at 03:06 AM I also have had similar problems with windoze

Do somebody knows where the links from the enum tree and the PnP stuff of windows are? External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 7 Now, when I connect the external HD to my Macbook, Time Machine has disappeared along with all of our backed up files. Note that everything except C: has no file system listed. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/288673-32-external-show-explorer-shows-device-manager Then I found your fix and I am so grateful at how easy the fix was.

Cheers, Rudy. Flash Drive Not Showing Up Mac The final solution was systematically removing windows updates. I have access to 2 laptops and an old pc and the problem is with the old PC. Daily Email NewsletterConnect With Us About Online Tech TipsWelcome to Online Tech Tips – A blog that provide readers with daily computer tutorials, technology news, software reviews, and personal computing tips.

External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 7

Maybe this has something to do with the logic of the controller in a NexSTAR enclosure? http://ccm.net/forum/affich-522124-external-usb-hard-drive-don-t-show-up The first one is a 2TB drive I transferred to my windoze 7 computer after using it for over a year with windoze XP. External Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 How can the OS only see two drives??? External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management Helpful +7 Report Marc Mar 4, 2009 at 09:51 AM Interestingly enough I had the same exact issue with a new NexStar3 eSATA enclosure and a Western Digital 500GB hard drive

I'll cut to the chase - PLUG THE HARD DRIVE IN VIA A PORT ON THE BACK OF THE PC. have a peek at these guys It might also be they are having issues with the USB 3.0 portion depending on the age of the device. When tried to initialize the disk, it said "Could not find the sector requested". 2. But, when I use a flash drive UFD using Windows PE, to attempt to capture an image, it does recognize the Portable or any other USB drive...in order to CAPTURE the Usb Drive Not Showing Up Mac

Windows 10 is an unfinished OS that should not have been released before more bugs were ironed out. Or, the partition on the drive may be too small because the drive has protected partitions wasting space on it. my netbook says "please reboot or choose proper disk drive" and then i remove my harddrive on it to recover my files, then i connected it on my desktop via ide/sata http://mffonline.com/drive-not/dell-external-drive-inop.php So if I format it now, lose all the data, painfully get all the data back there, theres always the possibility it may do that AGAIN, which kind of kills off

more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science Flash Drive Not Detected David Mohyla March 29, 2013 12:47 pm Reply # You can take it out of the enclosure. I try what you said, but no reaction from the usb hub.

Boi May 26, 2016 at 4:22 am Hi, Thanks for your great idea But my External HDD memory is not show.

Again, go to Device Manager, expand Universal Serial Bus controllers, right click on the one that has USB 3.0 in the text and choose Update Driver. I could. Benjamin April 28, 2013 3:45 pm Reply # Thanks for the response. Usb Not Detected Windows 7 I though my HDD was corrputed, but this helped fixed it.

I'm completely devastated. I have the same issue. secureadmin February 24, 2015 2:59 pm Reply # Ajay, Does it take a long time to display the folders? this content Reply Brian Hix December 20, 2016 at 2:00 am THIS WORKED...!

Reply Toply December 3, 2016 at 12:29 am Turns out it was the Hard Drive cable that was the issue. Do you see any error messages like "Windows could not install this device"? After a lot of different crap, i downloaded a recovery program.