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That usually means the HDD inside is the 3½" size normally found mounted inside a desktop case, and not the smaller 2½" size used inside laptops. I hope others find this solution helpful. Reply RudyB March 31, 2016 at 12:02 pm Hi Chris, Thanks for your outline on reformatting an unresponsive external drive.It was easy to follow and well laid out. What do I do now? this content

Now I neet to get Working my USB Hub. Reply Sammy November 12, 2016 at 10:40 am i tried to do all of the steps to detect the drive but i still cant access it. BEFORE you commit to buying, try to get the HDD itself tested to verify it really is OK. John C Reply Nels December 3, 2016 at 4:05 pm Very helpful. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/

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Reply TFtigerGeek July 19, 2016 at 10:24 pm I can see the portable HDD in windows 7...no problem. Please someone help on this and save my data. I'm completely devastated. Repeat the above solution then go to disk management.

Such problems can be tricky to fix. It won't let me repair or verify in the Disk Utility because it says "ERROR: Partition map check failed because no slices were found." Now, I can't access my files on All worked on Win7. External Hard Drive Not Working Any ideas?????

I've had this drive for about a year and a half now. External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 Reply AllenShepard January 29, 2016 at 2:27 am Thanks. If the problem still exists then update your USB drivers. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-522124-external-usb-hard-drive-don-t-show-up sounds like #4 is the closest to my situation.

This is a common problem, especially when connecting hard drives between Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac Thanks! ILaveaJul 31, 2016, 4:07 PM alif4636 said: 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 Reply Bruce Greer January 2, 2016 at 8:58 pm The advice given here seems consistent with other sites.

External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10

Interesting that, in a previous situation, the enclosure apparently was the problem. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/what-to-do-if-your-external-hard-drive-does-not-show-in-my-computer.59682/ I'm sure there are other options, but another OS is what really worked for me. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer Report vangeli 1Posts Sunday January 20, 2013Registration date January 20, 2013 Last seen - Jan 20, 2013 at 04:26 PM I can't delete the curent key????:Cannot delete{4D36E..........}.Error while deleting key????? External Hdd Not Detected Reply Tara Ollis November 6, 2015 at 1:25 am Thanks for the easy to follow steps- fixed my problem fast!

Following this process should solve most of the disk recognition issues you’ll encounter. http://lacosteradigital.com/external-hard/external-hdd-not-recognizing.html I don't know if it is because of some kind of indexing. What should I do now. I try the USB Hub to connect it to an older computer with windows XP, after plugging it in winXP intalled it automatically an ready to use, than I try to External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management

Dead USB Port? Followed ALL the suggestions in the post, but nothing works. If so, does it have any Caution tags on it? have a peek at these guys Kommer härnäst External Hard Disk Not Detecting In Windows [ Solved ] - Längd: 3:26.

Secondly, you might need to update the driver in Windows. External Hard Drive Not Initialized Click on Start --> In search box Type devmgmt.msc and press enter. It actually shows up, albeit with a delay of a minute or more.

Even I am facing same issue.

The problem is that no pc even reads it as a new or unrecognized device, it's like the device isn't even there. I then r/clicked >Device Status "this device is working properly". Now, it won't run, and Disk Utility says that the Partition Type is Microsoft Reserved. External Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows 7 But when tried to use last night, it is no longer recognised in Windows.

I said i needed the data off the disk. The Toshiba itself just stopped working this morning and when I plug it in, will not show up on My Computer and will not light up. Same thing for my USB Hub as for my 2 External Hard Drives... check my blog If not, then the ext drive is DOA most likely.

Lo and behold, when I plugged the drive back in again, Windows recognised it. If you need support for bigger files, then you should use the exFAT format. However, some laptops do not quite send out the power they should, but some desktops can send out more that is required.Another clue: external drives specifically called Portable Drives and designed Cannot detect seagate external hard drive Cannot detect seagate external hard drive solved my portable seagate hard drive appears but then disappears and a light starts blinking.