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External Hard Drive not showing up in My computer

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by mattyeys, Aug 11, 2014.

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  1. mattyeys

    mattyeys Thread Starter

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    Okay, so this is the first time I have ever used a usb connection for my sata 3.5" hard drive and I need some help, I plugged it in drivers installed fine and then I went to my computer to see if I can find it, no such luck. So I was wondering if you guys could help.


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  2. SM4SH

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    click start button > Right click computer > Manage > Disk Management.


    Is the hard drive listed there? What does it say?
     
  3. Frozwire

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    It is possible that the hard drive is not properly seated inside the USB Enclosure thus the system only able to detect the USB bridge without the hard drive.
     
  4. DaveBurnett

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    Also check the power supply to that enclosure!
     
  5. texasbullet

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    can you post a picture or model number of the usb connector you are using.
     
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