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Windows 7: External H.D. not recognized in My Computer

30 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
External H.D. not recognized in My Computer

It is recognized in Disk Management and Device Manager, but not in My Computer. Any help would be very appreciated. I also have updated the driver. This is on an esata connection. Thanks. stream.

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30 Apr 2011   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

windows explorer won't show empty drives by default.

External H.D. not recognized in My Computer-folder.png

maybe it's that?

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30 Apr 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Do you have a partition with a drive letter on it?
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01 May 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Thanks whs and mickey megabyte for your responses. I changed the drive letter and that solved the problem. Thanks again, stream.
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