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Windows 7: can't get win 7 to recognize ext.hdd

12 Aug 2011   #1
sirjeffrey

64 bit vista ultimate
 
 
can't get win 7 to recognize ext.hdd

I was gfiven some external hardrives with enclosures and was told they all work. I cant get a single one to be recognized in computer. any tips or workarounds to get windows to recognize these drives. I am now using an acer 64 bit laptop.


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12 Aug 2011   #2
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
 
 

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