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Windows 7: Seagate Portable 500GB Not Recognized

28 Jun 2015   #1
burakace

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Seagate Portable 500GB Not Recognized

It works on my other PC which is also windows 7 but does not work on my alienware laptop...

Reformatted to FAT32 from NTFS but still the same...

It recognizes my other fat32 usb stick...

Uninstalled driver and tried re-installed but device manager cannot find drivers through windows update or by searching c:\windows...

Does not show up in disk management at all...

When I connect it makes the device not recognized sound...


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28 Jun 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Before doing the below, try other USB ports on laptop.

Try:
- remove Seagate from PC
- restart
- run DriveCleanup as admin - Drive Tools for Windows
- restart
- plug in Seagate try to install

If that fails try deleting USB upper/lower filters: How to Delete the UpperFilters and LowerFilters Registry Values
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28 Jun 2015   #3
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Also tell us whether other External drives/pen drives are recognised by your default PC.
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