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Windows 7: Cannot get different external drives to show up or work

01 Aug 2013   #1

Windows 7 RC 64bit
Cannot get different external drives to show up or work

If I plug in my 2 1tb external esata drives (both are the same size/mode, so thats probably why they work together)l, then my usb mp3 player wont ever show up nor will my usb wd passport

If I reboot, then I can get my usb wd passport to work, however nothing else I connect later on will show up or connect. I have a lot of external devices for different things and I should be allowed to use them all at the same time.

This all started when I installed a program that reads HFS+ drives (Mac OS X format). I have since then uninstalled that, however it must of messed things up. I reinstalled all my motherboard drivers, still I have this problem.

What happens is all the external drives try to use the same drive letter or never show up. I don't know what to do to fix this issue and I really don't want to reinstall windows.

Please help.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Aug 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1

Because the devices are E-sata make sure that in your bios the E-sata port is set to AHCI mode which will allow plug and play compatibility for E-Sata devices
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 Cannot get different external drives to show up or work

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