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Windows 7: External HDD isn't being seen even after a restart?

02 Mar 2012   #1
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 
External HDD isn't being seen even after a restart?

I plugged my external HDD into the USB port & the computer normally sees it right away, but this time it doesnt. I even just restarted the computer & it still isn't seeing it?

What can I do so it sees it so I can run Second Copy to back up my files?

Thanks.


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02 Mar 2012   #2
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Nevermind, I assigned it a letter & now it is showing up.

It had a letter before, so I'm not sure why I had to re-assign it another drive letter.
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02 Mar 2012   #3
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

If you have been using more than one USB port, it's quite possible that Windows didn't load a driver and therefore couldn't allocate a drive letter.

Anyway, it's good to hear that everything is OK now.
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