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You can also delete those from the device manager. Reply Dianne August 2, 2016 at 10:29 am Thank You for your help. fix the MBR on drive 2 your E drive (((( NOT on drive 0 which is your C drive)))) Report kegar89 6Posts Tuesday October 21, 2008Registration date October 23, 2008 Last Reply Srikanth January 3, 2016 at 5:57 pm Hallo Chris! this content

Such problems can be tricky to fix. The light on the HDD is flashing blue, but I am not able to see it. The results should tell you if there is something wrong with the drive. THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH...! http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/

External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer

Cheers Report lifeisgood- Feb 3, 2009 at 06:31 AM try install net framework 3.5 from WINDOWS UPDATE'MICROSOFT'. It still works with my 360 and PS3, just not my computer. They show in Control Panel/System they also show in Disk Management but when I try to change Drive Letter I get the following error - "The operation failed to complete because Windows can’t read these file systems.

Like I can find the drive in disk management and device manager but cannot create a new path or assign a letter to the drive to open it, unless I want Any chance of a hand please? Plug your removable drive into your computer. External Hard Drive Not Working Reply Mukhtar khan January 4, 2016 at 6:04 pm What to do if toshiba storage usb is not opening in the pc??

This process took me a week of heartbreak so i hope i can save some a lot of trouble. External Hard Drive Not Detected Hide this message.429. Helpful +1 Report Mika Jan 29, 2009 at 03:04 PM ohh man, you sure know how to help people :) thank you alot utaeladil!

the flash disk is really old and cheap.

Something simple as just changing the USB cable will not hurt. External Hard Disk Not Detected How To Recover Data An easy way to scan if the drivers are out of date is using Driver Talent, which could detect the drivers automatically and download/ install the newest drivers with clicks. In device manager ,under storage controllers ,"USB Attached SCSI (UAS) Mass Storage Device" comes up when i connect the hdd, other than that the hdd is not detected and also the 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.

  1. Any insight on what you guys did to accomplish changing the driver to the USB Mass Storage Device ?
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  3. this particular issue occurs more often if you frequently unplug or move the USB drive around and also have other devices that may from time to time change their drive letter.
  4. I am having the exact same issue as you and haven't found any fix.
  5. I do have a USB external drive attached and it works fine.

External Hard Drive Not Detected

I took a backup of my PC into HD. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2198528/1tb-seagate-external-hard-drive-detected-light-blinking.html But the good news is that my MoBo is under 3 years warranty (2 yrs 11 2 weeks remaining ) and HDD still has 3 years warranty left outta the 4 External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer I was more fortunate in that everything on the drive was still intact (no need to recover anything). External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10 Try it with a different USB cable to see if that works.

Tried this and 'Hey Presto' first time! news Tried everything mentioned on this forum like changing drive letters and disabling in device manager, but nothing seemed to work. That is the one! Score 0 murrayzz1 October 9, 2015 1:54:32 AM I had this problem, tried this solution and it didn't work. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management

Reply NastyB December 9, 2015 at 6:04 am Thanks so much for this! Something simple as just changing the USB cable will not hurt. Reply Leoquaz October 31, 2016 at 4:03 pm i have change the letter it shows no media at diskpart - list disk i cannot format the flash drive with ANY program have a peek at these guys The same thing happens in the device manager section.

Loaded w8.1 and the drive was not recognized there. Seagate External Hard Drive Not Showing Up You may have saved me hours of fiddling around. I called Microsoft and they said I'm probably gonna have to pay a geek!

Reply vani October 22, 2016 at 6:02 am hi there!

I have a new PC built from scratch with 3 drives. Marshall September 2, 2015 at 4:09 pm Thank you, I followed your advice, and by changing the drive letter from F to H, my external drive is now back 'in service', LOL Reply Ren'z March 26, 2016 at 3:07 am Good information however you forgot to mention that it also could be the components between the usb port and the drive itself. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac What should I do?

alif4636Jul 31, 2016, 1:35 PM ZetsubouTom said: I used this hard drive a few days ago no problem but since yesterday I can't seem to get it to work anymore. Awesome, it's fixed. I was at work when my laptop suddenly started to act particularly strange. check my blog Reply Karla June 29, 2016 at 4:47 pm OMG you saved my bacon.

I HAVE LOOKED ALL OVER AND THIS WAS SO SIMPLE...! Could explain me as a layman.. So you selected the "USB Attached SCSI (UAS) Mass Storage Device", the update timed out on me.... I tried doing a disk check and data recovery but none of it worked.

This is only a recent problem. 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 It won't show up on Device Manager/Disk Management either. This is really strange, Maybe the USB Port is dying?

solved My 1TB Seagate External Hard Drive Cannot be Detected by My Computer. Reply sysmark April 9, 2016 at 4:13 pm When I plug in my external hard drive the diskmgmt.msc stop response. No letter is assigned (which is why it doesn't show up in Windows Explorer). Ask !

Since the PS3 and 360 could not run a scandisk or repair or anything, maybe thats why the drive appears to mount, where windows may be trying to figure out whats