Being a member gives you detailed monitoring of your requests. I have had just as many problems with DVDs that "fail" and suddenly lose data. I have followed discussions about this as well, data that people thought were on their DVDs "forever" and suddenly all is lost, or the drive won't read the DVD, etc. Please help :( This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.
Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Loading... will the red light flash if its the case?any help much appreciated.running XP Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - The lesson I learned. Login now.
Share Flag This conversation is currently closed to new comments. 11 total posts (Page 1 of 2) 01 | 02 Next + Follow this Discussion · | Thread display: Another one is to try a shorter USB cable. I have downloaded and installed whatever drivers I THINK I need for BOTH the drive and the card. Solved: External USB hard drive not recognized Discussion in 'Hardware' started by hastings, May 16, 2005.
All the originals and CDKEYS are in a package far away from the computers. Checking out their site didn't help much. The hard disk itself should be junked after you have recovered the files. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 19, 2005 11:42 PM PDT In reply to: I've just had the same problem, and here's what it was:!!
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by dalehe / January 27, 2006 5:31 AM PST In reply to: Are you using Explorer? The 'Safely remove device' icon comes up, but XP Pro won't stop the drive so it can be unplugged. I have checked the USB port, which is working fine (my flash drives and external DVD drive work fine) I have also tried connecting the HDD to all the USB ports I am using a USB 2.0 adapter PCI card (made by ST Labs / NEC).
who knows tho. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-external-usb-hard-drive-not-recognized.362825/ or any of my IBM 20G drives. Dynamode Enclosure Instructions Have you tried: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/165554-usb-driver-general-fix-problems.html It could possibly be because your computer is automatically turning off the power to a USB Root Hub: 1. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Can't recognize an external USB hard drive--a solution by jmmd / August 28, 2005 5:21 AM PDT In reply to: I've just had
The drive has already been partitioned and has around 40gb of data stored on it.My PC went in for a repair and a blanket copy had to be made and reinstalled. Loading... Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Advertisement Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.
Loading... Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Open it, and double-click the first item called "USB Root Hub." 4. by R.
Working... Such devices fail all the time.Again, such a device is not "backup." Don't entrust what you can't lose to a hard disk.AND... Also check your power Point/Board just to make sure that it hasn't developed a fault and is only supplying reduced power.Did you try plugging the second USB Plug into another socket
Reboot with the drive attached as well. Advertisement hastings Thread Starter Joined: Sep 12, 2002 Messages: 39 Hi all, I recently purchased a Adaptec USB 2.0 drive enclosure, and popped in a Western Digital drive. a test is needed on another PC to call out where the issue is. Sometimes it is recognised but increasingly it either comes up as drive f, usually its drive f but seagate f, lately its just plain and simple f and when i try
by R. Completely shutdown?That is, shutdown and remove all power from all devices and power bricks for a 10 count and try again?How about plugging that into another USB port? Please help :( The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. In doing a search on these forums, I found that several other people had the same problem, both with HDD enclosure cases and 'native' external hard drives.
Obvious question, have you tried other USB ports? by R. Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? According to manufacturer's directions, it supposedly needs to be done again.
Proffitt Forum moderator / May 15, 2005 7:03 AM PDT In reply to: I've Shutdown & Restarted.... I then plugged in USB cable, plugged power supply back into the back of the enclosure, turned it on and my computer found it. Sadly it does take time to do this so I fit it inbetween and as part of my PC usage.1. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same issue with SP 2 by abeers / September 13, 2005 3:45 AM PDT In reply to: External hard drive not recognised. Sometimes a HDD formatted on a XP Computer without the Service Packs installed is invisible to Vista and needs reformatting so that Vista can read it. Go to Control Panel > System > Hardware tab > and click on the "Device Manager" button. 2. I had an external drive that suddenly lost connection and wasn't recognized by My Computer or the Disk Management.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - This worked for me by Ruanaidh / October 17, 2006 4:10 PM PDT In reply to: One check did it. Windows 7: 2.5" HDD in external enclosure not detected Page 1 of 2 1 2 > 23 Aug 2013 #1 gladson1976 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS hank you for your solution. ByDr Rosenrosen Jan 13, 2005 Hello- I recently re-imaged my laptop (WIN XP home) and am now having problems getting my Maxtor external drive to be recognized.
TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. Gary, I have already checked it on all the USB ports in the desktop. Reset Post Submit Post Operating Systems Forums Windows · 64,771 discussions Mac OS · 883 discussions Linux · 4,410 discussions Other · 196 discussions Latest From Tech Pro Research Project prioritization Amazingly simple.Thanks Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Where in TweakUI did you find your drives?
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