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Windows 7: my external hard drive is not recognised anymore by my computer

08 Aug 2012   #1

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my external hard drive is not recognised anymore by my computer

i have a seagate external hard drive that my computer no longer recognises even though it used to, i have tried all three of my USB ports and it still wont work even though they work for other things but when i connect the hard drive to my TV it is recognised and can b used so im assuming its setting on my pc? what can i do?


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08 Aug 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello lozzi, welcome to Seven Forums!


Is the HDD listed in diskpart?



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08 Aug 2012   #3

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it tells me 'disk 0 online 232gb 0b
if that helps?
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08 Aug 2012   #4
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

It doesn't list 2 disks as mine does?
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09 Aug 2012   #5

windows 7 Home
 
 

no just disk 0
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09 Aug 2012   #6
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Have you tried other USB connecting cables to rule that out?
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