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Windows 7: Wd elements ext hdd not working... Help????

11 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7
Wd elements ext hdd not working... Help????

Ok guys so I just got a brand new PC with Windows 7 and upon installing my WD Elements 1 TB Ext HDD I have found that I can't open it and that it isn't visible on "my computer".
I can't even partition the drive when I go to "manage" in the "my computer" section.
Any thoughts ppl???

BTW it worked perfectly on my XP desktop system !!!

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11 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7

Win 7 seems to have some problems with USB and Firewire ext HDD's
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11 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7

So should I remove the Hard drive out of the casing and have it run as an internal???
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