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Followed your instructions, Scrolled down to the required disk, Disk 1, unknown 1863.01GB, not initialised, right click in Unallocated area, then, nothing, new simple volume and all the rest (5 off) any suggestions? Reply Shane April 27, 2016 at 10:25 pm I read all the above and none of it worked. Reply Pedro February 9, 2016 at 1:21 pm It worked :D Thanks! http://easylinkr.com/external-hard/restoring-files-from-external-harddrive-to-windows-8.php

Thanks again. Plug your removable drive into your computer. This Is How to Fix It in Windows Chris Hoffman October 21, 2013 21-10-2013 5 minutes External Drive Not Recognized? Seagate references third parties and third party products as an informational service only, it is not an endorsement or recommendation - implied or otherwise - of any of the listed companies. This Site

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Reply Brian Probetts August 4, 2016 at 10:15 am Brilliant! I have data that I would prefer not to lose if possible. Could explain me as a layman.. Does the Drive Show Up in Disk Management?

Don't know if that appeals to you, but it works for me. and also some say that sony tv recognizes only hard drive upto 500 gb and not 1 tb. and it isn't giving me any options. External Hard Drive Not Showing In Disk Management In some cases, you may connect your drive to a Windows PC or another device with a USB port and find that it’s not recognized.

Note that this process will erase the files on your external drive. External Hard Drive Not Showing Then, right click a device and click Uninstall. This hard drive was working on both laptops just a few days ago and now... Kindly help if I do the initialize first and can do recovery as well?

Reinstall USB controllers The method works if there is a problem with the loaded USB driver i.e. External Hard Drive Not Working If your external hard drive is more than 2TB it is probably formatted in GPT instead of standard MBR, which cannot be read by 32bit Operating Systems such as WIndows XP. Also the current PC works with different flash drives (1GB and 16 GB) in the """front USB""" well in windows XP but the extHDD won't work on front USB. A pop up window also said the device was unrecognizable.

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This Is How to Fix It in Windows Windows External Drive Not Recognized? Then I tried install a 2.0 USB hub again the drivers did not install. External Hdd Not Detected Read More . External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10 Searched all over.

This harddrive is visible in my older Windows vista PC. see here I have avoided using my personal computer for months because of this problem. Or to be more precise, I decided to switch cords - moving my entertainment needs from my cable to my Internet... You need the latest driver for it to work. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management

Best Buy's "Cheap Squad" says there is no fix. my drive is still flashing and and not showing. This WD Elements USB hard drive was working fine. http://easylinkr.com/external-hard/problem-with-external-hard-drive.php The autoplay, that the computer used to always do doesn't show anymore.

Allocate it a drive letter higher than M, I used S for seagate, worked a treat for me. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac But my laptop is not detecting the drive. is there another way of saving the info on this drive ?

I have been searching and searching for a solution to no avail.

For example, you may have formatted the drive with the ext4 file system from Linux or the HFS Plus file system from a Mac. No noise, etc. You may want to use the Update Driver button to install an updated driver, use the Roll Back Driver button to revert any changes, or use the Uninstall button to uninstall Usb Not Showing Up Saved my life.

Now try to connect it. Read More . Open Device Manager and expand Universal Serial Bus controllers. http://easylinkr.com/external-hard/problem-managing-external-hard-drive.php The HDD is also split into 4 different sub-folders now.

What should I do now. Reply William Bellman January 2, 2017 at 7:55 am Vincent your a Bloody legend, honestly mate i have been trying just about everything and they all seemed they knew what they Good Luck Helpful +8 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 Reply Bruce Greer January 2, 2016 at 8:58 pm The advice given here seems consistent with other sites.

Get the answer spankmonAug 12, 2015, 1:04 AM Some of my external hard drives don't work for both Linux and Windows. I'm thinking I may have to open the old computer and take its hard drive out if all else fails, but not sure if it is Windows 10 compliant either. I unplugged the unit and gave it a pretty hard shake from side to side and plugged it back in. But, as soon as I put the pc to sleep, and then start back up, the drive is gone.

Expand USB selective suspend settings. Reply to Swestnr robobassFeb 15, 2017, 2:10 PM This has plagued me for years. I don't know what to do. I checked in Computer Management, Disk Management and Device Management, there is just nothing showing up about my External HD!

My solution go back to windows 7 and install a duel boot configuration with Linux Mint.