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Windows 7: Removeable disk drive not showing up

18 May 2010   #1
quano

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Removeable disk drive not showing up

I just bought one of these:
Western Digital Elements Desktop 2.0 1TB - Hitta lägsta pris, omdömen och information om Externa hårddiskar

I use it for backing up my mac, but I also want to use it to backup my windows system. I've got these partitions:

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However, none of these will show up in windows explorer. What am I doing wrong here?




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18 May 2010   #2
quano

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Aahh, nm. Apparently I hadn't assigned a drive letter to it.
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18 May 2010   #3
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Glad to see you have that solved! Too often that's precisely what happens even when plugging a usb flash drive or other removable device you forget to check in the DM!

Since you are sharing the drive between Mac and Windows obviously you wouldn't be reformatting it to NTFS any time soon! Even then you would still need to assign a letter with any new drive or device added.
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