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Windows 7: external HDD not recognizing.

08 Apr 2015   #1
ritbag8

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
external HDD not recognizing.

i hv "WD My Passport" external 1TB HDD, its not showing me on "My Computer" and on "Disk Management" showing as Disk 1..

look the following video and switch"ON" the annotations in youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QAiCQv9zNgk


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08 Apr 2015   #2
mohammadzeitoun

Windows 7 professional x86
 
 

I think it should be initialized - online
try to change usb cable
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08 Apr 2015   #3
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

...and try another usb port as well, to rule in or rule out a port problem
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09 Apr 2015   #4
comptech

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

If it is offline put it in online...
in command prompt type-->diskpart-->type list disk--> if you external hdd shows as offline -->type select disk 1-->type online disk...
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