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Windows 7: Seagate external hard drive not accessible as a drive

19 May 2009   #11
johngalt

 

OK, then with the disk connected, go to Users --> {your user name}
make sure hidden folders are set to show in Folder options
Look for your Desktop folder - see if there are *2* of them....


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19 May 2009   #12
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Here is my devices


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20 May 2009   #13
OllieGator

Windows 7 RC Build 7100
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johngalt View Post
OK, then with the disk connected, go to Users --> {your user name}
make sure hidden folders are set to show in Folder options
Look for your Desktop folder - see if there are *2* of them....
There is only one desktop folder.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by McBlzr View Post
Here is my devices
Thanks - mine looks similar. However, I have that one unknown device that's giving me the Code 43 error that I mentioned in my initial post. I have a screenshot - but can't seem to find a way to post it.
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20 May 2009   #14
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

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20 May 2009   #15
OllieGator

Windows 7 RC Build 7100
 
 

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20 May 2009   #16
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I take it that this HD is in Seagate's own enclosure, Did it come with any setup CD install disc?
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20 May 2009   #17
OllieGator

Windows 7 RC Build 7100
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by McBlzr View Post
I take it that this HD is in Seagate's own enclosure, Did it come with any setup CD install disc?
Yes, it is in its own enclosure - no setup required - there was a registration program on the disk, but no drivers. It was automatically recognized as a valid drive in both XP and Vista.

Here's a link to see the drive:

Newegg.com - Seagate ST305004EXA101-RK 500GB 7200 RPM USB 2.0 External Hard Drive - External Hard Drives
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20 May 2009   #18
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Have you done windows update with your RC-7100? When did you install RC-7100? is x86 or x64 ?
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20 May 2009   #19
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

NewEgg is Great I ordered two Samsung 1tb (1000gb) Sata HD's thursday, & ups delivered them today $ 74.99 each w/ Free Shipping

Newegg.com - SAMSUNG Spinpoint F1 HD752LJ 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives
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20 May 2009   #20
OllieGator

Windows 7 RC Build 7100
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by McBlzr View Post
Have you done windows update with your RC-7100? When did you install RC-7100? is x86 or x64 ?

Yes, just did a Windows Update, actually. Installed RC-7100 Monday - it's the x86 Build.
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