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Windows 7: External hard drive not being detected

15 Jul 2012   #11
Alsisgevat

64bit Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Nah,open it in device maniger,change letter path,and perform a format,or just right click quick format.


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15 Jul 2012   #12
Cassie1994

Windows 7 starter 32 bit
 
 

It still won't format it
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15 Jul 2012   #13
Alsisgevat

64bit Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Try uninstalling reinstalling(device maniger,open that hdd,properties,uninstall) Then reinstall
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15 Jul 2012   #14
Cassie1994

Windows 7 starter 32 bit
 
 

Did that, still can't access it without formatting it and i am inable to format it
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17 Jul 2012   #15
Alsisgevat

64bit Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I searched a while a found answers on Microsoft's website,but I tried it and it only worked on xp,not win7, sorry mate, I think that hdd is trashed, unless you can put it in a new formatted pc from start up,and then select it in bios to format(ie use it as an internal hdd) I think buying a new one is the option
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