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Windows 7: New Portable Hard Drive

29 May 2010   #1
FatTrace

Window 7
 
 
New Portable Hard Drive

Just got myself a new portable hard drive made by Zynet.
Every time I try to Initialize it, a box pops up saying The device is not ready?
I have tried changing the USb sockets it is plugged into, to no avail?
The HD is on, the pc recognises it, as it is showing up in the disk management screen.

But the strange thing is my laptop also running Windows 7 recognised straight away?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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29 May 2010   #2
Adrian

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FatTrace View Post
Just got myself a new portable hard drive made by Zynet.
Every time I try to Initialize it, a box pops up saying The device is not ready?
I have tried changing the USb sockets it is plugged into, to no avail?
The HD is on, the pc recognises it, as it is showing up in the disk management screen.

But the strange thing is my laptop also running Windows 7 recognised straight away?
Does DM assign it a drive letter?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 May 2010   #3
FatTrace

Window 7
 
 

No, it describes it Disk 5, Unknown, Not Initialized, then when I right click on to initialize it, a box pops up saying 'The device is not ready'? Even though the power light is on, on the hard drive?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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29 May 2010   #4
Adrian

 
USB

I suggest you update the USB drivers.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 May 2010   #5
FatTrace

Window 7
 
 

Ok updated my system. it's still say the device is not ready?
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