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Windows 7: external harddrive roconnized but not working

22 Oct 2015   #1
Takaaaa

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 
external harddrive roconnized but not working

Greetings,
I have a seagate external harddrive that suddenly stopped working on my HP dv7 laptop.
It work on my desktop computer just fine. When I plug it into my laptop it says that its running fine, shows up in my device manager, allows me to eject it, but i cant get to it. It doesnt show up in my computer hard disk drives...
I dont have any yellow ! in my device manager, and I drivers is upto date and i uninstalled it and reinstalled but same problem. I also tried different USB ports. Also ran malwarbytes but still nothing.

Anything else I can try?


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22 Oct 2015   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I know very little about laptops but if you could complete this tutorial with your external drive plugged in it will help others help you.

By Golden:

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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22 Oct 2015   #3
Takaaaa

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
I know very little about laptops but if you could complete this tutorial with your external drive plugged in it will help others help you.

By Golden:

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

For some reason it wont let me do anything to it on the bottom
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22 Oct 2015   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

You did not follow the tutorial correctly. I'm unable to read your picture.
Please use the method in the tutorial to post the picture.
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22 Oct 2015   #5
Takaaaa

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
You did not follow the tutorial correctly. I'm unable to read your picture.
Please use the method in the tutorial to post the picture.
Only thing I couldnt do is attach with the forums attachment icon. but for some reason it wont work so I put it in my post
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22 Oct 2015   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

That is my problem. I do not want to go off this site to see it.
Please just try again.
If you can't figure it out some one else will just have to help you.
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22 Oct 2015   #7
Takaaaa

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
That is my problem. I do not want to go off this site to see it.
Please just try again.
If you can't figure it out some one else will just have to help you.
Ok let me try again or will zoom in so you can see it a bit better without having to click on it

Success! worked on my other computer

I am getting the CRC error though


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22 Oct 2015   #8
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Thank you.
Do you have anything on Disk 1 ?

Your problem is that Disk 1 is unallocated.
Don't do any thing to Disk 1 at this time.

I also notice the your C partition is almost full. That will cause problems.
Your C partition with Windows 7 installed should have at least 10 to 15 % free space to work properly.
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22 Oct 2015   #9
Takaaaa

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Thank you.
Do you have anything on Disk 1 ?

Your problem is that Disk 1 is unallocated.
Don't do any thing to Disk 1 at this time.

I also notice the your C partition is almost full. That will cause problems.
Your C partition with Windows 7 installed should have at least 10 to 15 % free space to work properly.
Yes I believe that its almost full.
Ok should i look up how to fix that?
I will also free up more space on my computer
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22 Oct 2015   #10
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Is Disk 1 almost full?
That is your unallocated disk.

Do you want to save what is on Disk 1?
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