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Windows 7: my wd hdd is detected but not showing the drive in mycomputer

20 Jun 2012   #1
uttam

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 
my wd hdd is detected but not showing the drive in mycomputer

my wd hdd is detected but not showing the drive in mycomputer how can i fix it?


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20 Jun 2012   #2
Arc

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Welcome aboard, uttam

Post two snipshots ... one of your my computer window, and the other is of the disk management window.

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21 Jun 2012   #3
uttam

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

-manager.jpg

-mycomputer1.jpg


and see the bottom right corner image in my computer screen my hdd is connect but not showing the drive in my computer window


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21 Jun 2012   #4
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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That one is unallocated ... you need to format it at first to get access to it.

Follow these tuts to proceed :
Partition or Volume - Create New

Data Partition
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21 Jun 2012   #5
uttam

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

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i have tried both the option i am giving the error as "the media is write protected" how can i solve this....


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21 Jun 2012   #6
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Is this an external or internal drive?
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21 Jun 2012   #7
uttam

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

@Dwarf:external drive
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21 Jun 2012   #8
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

The write-protected external drive is from where?

This disk has been write-protected by someone for a reason.

Since proof-of-ownership is an impossibility over forum communications, then I can not be of assistance.

I suggest you take the external drive to a computer repair shop in your area.
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21 Jun 2012   #9
uttam

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

@karlsnooks:Thanks for ur suggestion ...
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22 Jun 2012   #10
uttam

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

is there any other way to solve.......
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