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Anything else? Reply charlzm December 21, 2016 at 2:25 am So, ig none of these tips helps me, what next? When you connect a HFS+ formatted drive to Windows, you'll get a message stating that the drive needs to be formatted in order to be used. Publish Related resources SolvedToshiba External Hard Drive not Detected solution SolvedNo hard disk detected solution Solvedexternal hard disk corruption solution SolvedNvidia Shield: microsd card or external hard disk? http://aurdev.com/external-hard/help-with-non-working-external-drive.html

Please can you help? ITS A VERBATIM 500GB EXTERNAL DRIVE. Some will be modified to show usernames specific to the computer 8.4 Click Ok 9. Reply D A kounas June 8, 2016 at 6:11 am I have a SanDisk Removable Flash Drive. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/

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However, when I went into disk management and right clicked the portable hard drive I am having a problem with in the dialogue box that opened ( 10 options including 'format') thanks in advance. This has been happening since a few days, it used to connect earlier.

If anyone of them is not there, do the following: 8.1 Click Add 8.2 Type the name/s of the user/s that is/are not there as mentioned in #7 separated by semi-colons I went through your steps above to add access to the external hard drive from my work laptop which is a PC. SanDisk Extrem pro 240GB SSD was recognized by the hardware but not by the OS. External Hard Drive Not Working One problem: the green light on the front of the drive is flashing and the drive doesn't show up on my computer.

Also it looked to me in the beginning of the scan nothing was going on, but after a minute or 2 it sayed THE DRIVE FORMAT IS NTFS...or something like that External Hard Drive Not Detected Anyone have a solution for this sort of problem? I've putzed with this damned drive for a couple days now.

I lost years worth of photos because of this one step I did.

solution SolvedDELL M4800's PROBLEMS WITH EXTERNAL HARD DISK solution Hard Disk unable to be detected all of a sudden. External Hard Disk Not Detected How To Recover Data Click the button Advanced. 6. Well, i did. http://www.seagate.com/support/downloads/seatools/ Western Digital DataLifeguard Diagnostic Fujitsu (Toshiba) Diagnostic Utility You can also read my previous post on checking your hard drive for errors for more information and more tools to test

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Moreover I tried with Seagate external HDD and it got recongnised to both USB 2 and 3. It is recognized on my other desk top computers. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer Reply Scotty B December 20, 2015 at 9:41 pm Thank you so much!! External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10 But when tried to use last night, it is no longer recognised in Windows.

Have no idea what to do. http://aurdev.com/external-hard/external-hdd.html it is detuctiing in the other computers... Ad choices Follow Tom’s guide Subscribe to our newsletter Sign up add to twitter add to facebook ajouter un flux RSS Best picks Reviews News Tutorials Forum MORE All articles How Ask ! External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management

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, 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 Thanks again for great advice Les. http://aurdev.com/external-hard/external-harddrive-roconnized-but-not-working.html Search Sign Up Log In Home Forum How To Download News Encyclopedia High-Tech Health Sign Up Language English Español Deutsch Français Italiano Português Nederlands Polski हिंदी Bahasa Indonesia Log In Subscribe

Cheers, Nick Reply Liz Edsell February 14, 2016 at 12:51 am I have an external HD we've been using on Macbooks only and had been named Time Machine back-ups. Seagate External Hard Drive Not Showing Up that exactly what I need. Windows 10 is an unfinished OS that should not have been released before more bugs were ironed out.

Reply Brian February 5, 2016 at 2:38 am Sorry, I had a new drive and did not need to worry about data.

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  • Reply Brian February 5, 2016 at 2:38 am Sorry, I had a new drive and did not need to worry about data.

I took a backup of my PC into HD. Another thing to note would be that I always usually leave it plugged into my desktop while I'm on it. Read More . External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac Best Buy's "Cheap Squad" says there is no fix.

No exclamation marks, etc. I had solved my problem. Any ideas please? have a peek at these guys Reply ming teck December 2, 2015 at 7:33 am Hi, my disk is not initialized and when i try to initialize it, 'Incorrect function.' shows up.

It is identified as Disk 2 and online. Apart from that, I would have said that this was drive related issue, if there were no two power surges and the USB 3.0 ports stopped working one at a time. I was worried when it wasn't detected cause in the past, I read that it was corrupted paths that lead me to do a tiresome copy-paste mode in a linux OS. I can see the drive, and it says working properly, but there's no way for me to open it, it seems thus far.

Thumbs up Reply Psycho Elvis November 19, 2016 at 2:39 pm THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. I'm sure there are other options, but another OS is what really worked for me. I followed all above suggestions. The Windows System Restore feature could save your butt.

I can see the drive in the Disk Management. No, I can't use it without lugging that around so it's in no way to be considered portable or a working product in and of it's own right. Only one I can click on is Properties or Help, properties said it is working properly, and help is very unhelpful. 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.

Ask ! 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 stuff that. I tried everything.

I would plug it into my laptop and not get anything at all, I then noticed the light was blinking so I knew that isn't a good sign. 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. Reply Huzaifa February 12, 2016 at 8:59 pm those answers were good , but my problem is not solved yet. Click "Apply".