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Windows 7: External SATA hard drive Disk not ready, won't initalize.

08 Aug 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
External SATA hard drive Disk not ready, won't initalize.

Hello I have an external hard drive from my old computer that the screen broke so I ordered a SATA adapter and it installed the hardware,shows up in my devices but nowhere else..I went to the disk management and it only shows the hard drive on the laptop I'm connecting it to.Everything says it's working properly but I can't get it to show up anywhere else to open and get the data off the external hard drive.Any help would be greatly appreciated!Thank you! (Here are some screenshots I took if it will help anyone determine the problem)

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09 Aug 2015   #2

Win7 Ultimate/X84

1.Check the HDD cables,if they're well connected to the device.
2.Test this HDD on another computer
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 External SATA hard drive Disk not ready, won't initalize.

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