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Windows 7: External Hard drive not detecting in Windows 7

13 Sep 2013   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

Never mind. These things happen. The only thing that made us suspect your Windows 7 System is that you indicated that it worked perfectly on Windows XP.

Does it still work consistently on Windows XP or was it just a fluke?

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13 Sep 2013   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Now that I think of, it was just a fluke because I tried it only once on the XP computer. Guess I'm not that lucky after all. Thank you for everything.
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16 Oct 2013   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
External Hard Drive

I'm having the same problem. Migrated from XP over a year ago & no problems with Windows 7 until now.
I'm using IOMEGA QuikProtect software. I did eject the drive & then put in a new external (Seagate) - no problem. Did an eject & and the re-inserted IOMEGA - not recognized by Windows as a viable drive.
All Windows does is ask if I want to format the drive. I even tried that, since I do have another B/U drive -
Western Digital, Windfows told me that it wouldn't work.
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