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Windows 7: External Drive cannot be accessed in windows 7

28 Dec 2009   #11
sebnimh84

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

Goto your Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Storage > Disk Management

Check if your External HDD shows up here, and if the Drive letter is;

1. Assigned to it
2. And if it clashes with another drive letter

Hope this helps


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28 Dec 2009   #12
ccatlett1984

 

the permissions on the drive are not allowing you to access it. (or its encrypted) you can try the "take ownership" toturial and see if that lets you access the drive. Is there anything on the drive that you need?
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