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Windows 7: External USB HDD no longer shows up in My Computer?

07 Jul 2011   #1
Mutley

W7 HE 32bit
 
 
External USB HDD no longer shows up in My Computer?

Hi
I'm sure this is a software problem, rather than hardware?




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07 Jul 2011   #2
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Is the hard drive formatted and assigned a drive letter? The Disk Management screen is going to be the most helpful place to check.
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07 Jul 2011   #3
Mutley

W7 HE 32bit
 
 

Just checked, I'd partitioned the drive but not assigned a drive letter.

Well done, top marks!
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07 Jul 2011   #4
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Glad to hear it was an easy solution.
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