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Reply Laurence March 28, 2016 at 1:18 am Thanks heaps, my new 2nd hand drive needed to be initialized. It was working fine just some days ago on the smart tv and I haven't really added anything after that.What should I do in orden to at least retrieve all the the drive shows as disk 1 and a healthy primary partition but I cannot assign it a drive letter. Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect The next video is startingstop Loading... http://roguewb.com/hard-drive/wii-external-hard-drive-compatibility-list.html

and also some say that sony tv recognizes only hard drive upto 500 gb and not 1 tb. if I partition my hard disk, then I can access my files to copy them elsewhere? SuperSoph_WD m 0 l anti-duck October 6, 2014 6:52:24 AM Have you initialised it in Windows? Reply Scotty B December 20, 2015 at 9:41 pm Thank you so much!! http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/

Windows Won't Recognize External Hard Drive

Reply Tess Bamber January 18, 2017 at 9:08 am I was wondering if you could help.. This WD Elements USB hard drive was working fine. The new one should have a black rather than a blue bar on the top. Read More and will need to be replaced.

Reply Srikanth January 3, 2016 at 5:57 pm Hallo Chris! Anyone have any ideas? Please advise how to create a new volume. Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10 I wonder if there was an update that killed it.

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but the tv displays a message this usb device is not recognized i have read that i can reformat the drive to Fat file system. External Hard Drive Wont Show Up Image Credit: Vincent Wei on Flickr Previous PostFind Out Who's Eating Your Bandwidth With These TipsNext PostMicrosoft Launches Remote Desktop For iOS & Android 362 comments Write a Comment Leave a I have the exact same problem with my seagate expansion (2TB). Read More.

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Windows 10 Won't Detect Hard Drive

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Thanks! Windows Won't Recognize External Hard Drive I have a Seagate 1TB EHD that had suddenly stopped being recognized, and after trying all the suggestions from this article with no luck, this comment gave me the idea to Windows 10 Not Recognizing External Hard Drive I have to go through a "Restart" of the pc, then it will show, and view the chip.

Just THANKS! this content Reply Alix January 10, 2016 at 3:51 pm Hi there Thank you for this comprehensive guide line. recovered all to a new usb drive i bought and back in business. I was more fortunate in that everything on the drive was still intact (no need to recover anything). Windows 10 Not Detecting Second Hard Drive

My hard drive works on other computers and has worked on my laptop in the past but has done this a few times. I tried connecting the EHD to the other two laptops I have, it does work fine. Follow You Might Like Shop Tech Products at Amazon PCWorld PCWorld helps you navigate the PC ecosystem to find the products you want and the advice you need to get the http://roguewb.com/hard-drive/external-hard-drive-enclosure-not-detected.html Good Luck.

Read More . Windows 7 Won't Recognize Hard Drive During Install not!!! Any of my older flash drives or Seagate portable HD are recognized and connect to the computer.

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Here's How to Diagnose and Fix It! Reply muthu January 24, 2016 at 10:59 am Hi thank you for an easily understandable article so that even a person who is not tech savy can understand it. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Coco March 13, 2017 at 1:02 pm Thanks a bunch! Hard Drive Wont Show Up Mac When I go into device management I do not see any error messages.

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Reply Hemanth December 12, 2015 at 4:37 am I got a message did not complete successfully. Thanks again. The unrecognized drive was listed but didn't have anything in the "name spot," so I right clicked and went to "All Tasks" and proceeded to click on "Assign a Letter and I realised after more googling a deep scan overnight might get more data.

Only one I can click on is Properties or Help, properties said it is working properly, and help is very unhelpful. It shows up in the disk drive list, but not the disk mgmt. I went back to Disk Management. I tried numerous other procedures but to no avail.

Thumbs up Reply Psycho Elvis November 19, 2016 at 2:39 pm THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. Hours on the phone with Dell did not resolve, but this post completely solved the issue. xx Reply Ian December 27, 2016 at 1:29 pm Hi Sir Chris Hoffman. In Disk Management it shows up a drive with Simple Layout, Basic Type, Status is Healthy (Primary Partition) with Capacity of 1.8TB.

Hats off sir! Loaded w8.1 and the drive was not recognized there. Reply Pedro February 9, 2016 at 1:21 pm It worked :D Thanks! Thanks again.