|19 Sep 2010||#1|
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My External Hard Drive Isn't Recognized
Yesterday, I backed up everything on my computer because I was going to restore it and format the drive. So I transfered everything over to my Seagate 500gb hard drive.
Once I finished formatting and reinstalling windows, I installed all my neccessary chipset drivers, ect.. and connected my external hard drive but it wasn't recognized. It shows up as connected and the green light is on, but nothing in "my computer". I tried to set my external drive to a letter in disk management but it doesn't give me the option. Please someone help, I have tons of movies, music and school work on my drive and need it to be transfered over.
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|19 Sep 2010||#10|
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Wait, aparntly Tweak UI may fix the problem, have a look at this software, just reasign the drive letter using this or disk manager
Totalidea Software :: Downloads :: Tweak Windows 7 - Tweak Windows Vista - Tweak-7 - Tweak7 - TweakVI - Tweak-Vista - TweakVista - TweakXP - Tweak-XP - Tweak XP - TweakUI - Outlook Backup - Outlook Notes - FireTune
I dont know if this will work for you but looking on the web I came accross someone who had a similar problem they fixed it as follows.
They installed Tweak UI and then
She I was able to get the drive recognized using "Tweak UI", clicking on My Computer, Drives,and check marking Drive F. It did the trick.
Hope this helps
Kindest Regards Tony B." (Kioskea.net)
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