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Windows 7: HTPC doesn't see my external USB3 HDD

29 Jan 2014   #21

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Still somewhat of an issue. The channel guide works fine but I still don't get the channels I pay for. They work on my cable box in the other room.

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 HTPC doesn't see my external USB3 HDD

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