System Manufacturer/Model Number Acer Aspire One Model KAV60 OS Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit (originally Windows XP 32bit before 7 install) CPU Intel Atom Motherboard D250 Motherboard KAV60 LA-5141P Memory 250GB
10 Oct 2010
Win7 x 6 PC's
California, Florida, Boston
Look on the external's website for any newer firmware or driver.
Does it have a letter in Disk Mgmt? Assign one if not.
Check your AutoPlay settings in control panel. I have AutoPlay disabled so any external media doesn't auto play. What you describe is the way my system works by default. I just go to the drive and run the setup or autorun file to launch the disk.
Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home Built OS Windows 7 Ultimate AMD64 CPU AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz Motherboard Asus M4N68T-M V2 µATX Motherboard Memory 8GB 4GBx2 Kingston PC10600 DDR3 1333 Memory Graphics Card BFG NVIDIA Geforce 220GT 1 Gig DDR2 PCIe Sound Card VIA VT1708s High Definition Audio 8-channel Onboard Monitor(s) Displays 2 x 19" I-INC AG191D TFT Flat Panel Screen Resolution 1280x1024 x 2
Keyboard Logitech Internet 600 Mouse Logitech Wireless Trackman Wheel PSU Retail Plus 465 Watt Case Power Up Black ATX Mid-Tower Case Cooling Stock heatsink and fan Hard Drives 500 Gig WesternDigital SATA-300 Drive Internet Speed 80 Mbps Down 30 Mbps Up Antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials Browser Internet Explorer 10 Other Info HP DVD1040e Lightscribe - External USB2
11 Oct 2010
Windows 7 x32
Well if all else fails then another thing could be that there is something physically wrong with the drive =/ lets hope that it does not come to this but just another thing that could happen.