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Windows 7: My laptop won't detect my external drive- please help

27 Dec 2012   #1
tusharshahmech

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My laptop won't detect my external drive- please help

Hello,

Please help...

I have my external drive, I am connecting to my computer but its not detecting.

I have HP probook 6455b, window 7 laptop.

What should I Do?


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27 Dec 2012   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

See if it's showing up in Disk Mgmt. You might need to assign it a letter.

Have you tried rebooting?

See if it's detected to run Partition Wizard Check File System on it.
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