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Windows 7: My usb hard drive not getting detected anymore..

27 Oct 2011   #1
saifz

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
My usb hard drive not getting detected anymore..

150gb eagle usb drive is not getting detected on my desktop or my laptop , i even tried a friends pc didnt work..

what happened was when i was moving files from my portable hdd to my desktop one of the files (8.5gb) was unable to move.. so i skipped it. anyways i was seeing that 10 mins later that the copying "bar" was not moving at all therefore i pressed cancel to stop the operation. seeing after 15mins later it was just frozen i opened task manager and ended it. then plugged it out. no it just doesn't seem to show up at all. I only see the light on the hdd.


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27 Oct 2011   #2
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Does it show up in the Disk Management? If it does, please post the screenshot of the same.
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27 Oct 2011   #3
saifz

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

unfortunatley no..

im guessing my hdd is dead?
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27 Oct 2011   #4
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by saifz View Post
unfortunatley no..

im guessing my hdd is dead?
That's a possibility. When you connect it can you feel it spinning?
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28 Oct 2011   #5
rraod

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Try changing the USB cables.... Sometimes these cables go bad and will cause USB drive to fail.

If you can open the enclosure, remove the HDD from the enclosure and reinsert it back carefully. Check all the connectors.
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28 Oct 2011   #6
saifz

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

@essen

yes i stilld do feel the drive moving.
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