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Windows 7: external disk not visible in My Computer

25 Dec 2010   #1

7 pro 32 bit
external disk not visible in My Computer


Everything was working fine for a week but now my external hard drive has disappeared. It's visible in hardware devices but it's not visible in MyComputer. Any ideas ? ( I tried right clicking in the device manager and selecting "fix problem" ( my version is in spanish so please forgive me if the translation isn't exact ) and it said it found and fixed the problem but I still cant see the device. Curiously, I can see other things that I plug in like pendrives, but just not this particular disk.

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25 Dec 2010   #2
James Colbert


Have you examined the drive in disk management (WinKey|type diskmgmt.msc|enter)?

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