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Windows 7: HD external drive doesn't show up

26 Mar 2016   #1
Nhoc Sin

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HD external drive doesn't show up

Hi, I'm new to this forum. I have a problem with my HDD that I'd like to get some opinions on. I plugged my HDD into the computer and it didn't show up on My Computer, but when I opened Device Manager, the HDD is listed under there. I tried another HDD but the same thing happened. Is it because my computer is corrupted?

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26 Mar 2016   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit 6.1 Build 7601 (SP1)

What does it mean "plugged my HDD" i.e. IDE/PATA internal, SATA internal, eSATA external, USB???

How is the Disk shown under Disk Management? Right-click My Computer, Manage, Storage>Disk Management. Assuming the disk shows-up with a Healthy partition, can you right-click and assign a drive letter to it?
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