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I went in to "computer management > disk management" and i thiiink it's there, it says Disk 1 has 465.76GB connected through the USB. Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to. by [email protected] · 9 years ago In reply to Can't get Win. of 512 GB .

It will then install the sata drivers first. XP SP3 bootable not recognizing my Dell Vista Laptop HDD. RELATED ARTICLEWhat's the Difference Between FAT32, exFAT, and NTFS? Choose the maximum possible size for the partition and assign a drive letter-you can let Windows automatically choose a drive letter.

Seagate Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer

Maybe i'm doing it wrong or maybe I downloaded the wrong drivers I have no idea at this point but i'm determined to get this to install. then i went back to check My Computer to see whether i will see the shortcut icon in there but did not. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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It's possible the USB hub doesn't supply enough power. Helpful +1 Report Angkri Jul 25, 2010 at 01:28 AM I disabled the AHCI in the bios and put SATA/ATA and it worked for me thanks....... Thank you in advance. Seagate External Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows 7 Good luck!

Shut your machine off and insert your hdd then restart your machine. Seagate External Hard Drive Not Detected Vista to r ... You can "clean" the drive to clean up that mess, wiping all the files and partition information from the drive and making it usable once more. good look!

Came home from work and it wasn't recognized. My Computer Wont Recognize My Seagate External Hard Drive RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek How to Find Your Missing USB Drive in Windows 7, 8, and 10 USB drives should automatically appear in Windows Explorer when disk management, device mgr.,computer. To comment on this article and other PCWorld content, visit our Facebook page or our Twitter feed.

Seagate External Hard Drive Not Detected

If no computers see the drive when you connect it-even in the Disk Management window-the USB drive itself is likely dead. You must switch the SATA Mode (BIOS) to IDE from AHCI. Seagate Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top Santo Posts: 1288 This post has been reported. Seagate Hard Drive Not Showing Up On Mac TechRepublic Search GO CXO Cloud Big Data Security Innovation More Software Data Centers Networking Startups Tech & Work All Topics Sections: Photos Videos All Writers Newsletters Forums Resource Library Tech Pro see this I have read a lot of forums, but could not find a solution to this problem.   Car88win March 29, 2012 at 11:36 am  Same thing just happened to me. Mystiques, Can you try removing your hdd and booting up from a CD? Mac's and PC's use file systems that are not compatible with one another.To enable your Windows PC to read a Mac disk, there are several software programs you can install that Seagate External Hard Disk Light Blinking But Not Detecting

It will appear as an empty drive that is now compatible with Windows. i use a external harddriveto load the drivers, and vista only detects my external driver. You should also see an error of some type telling you can't find your hdd. Get More Information You might also want to check in disk management.

Edit/Delete Message Helpful +0 Report geekman2005 May 18, 2009 at 07:24 AM In a PC there is green button next to the bois if you press this 3 times it clear Can't Find Seagate External Hard Drive On Mac On Windows 7, press Windows+R to open the Run dialog, type diskmgmt.msc into it, and press Enter. Ok so I thought about why couldn't you install the Setup inside of a WinPE or a BertPE enviroment, surprise surprise they don't support x64.

And - before doing anything else - See if a similar device will be recognised on your PC, and then check if another PC will recognise the device(s).

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It will also ask you if you have other drivers to install and you say no. u saved my life!! Try booting from a Parted Magic CD or flash drive and see if you can access your files through that. Seagate External Hard Drive Not Showing Up On My Mac for helpYou need a partition before a format.Im not sure why windows isnt seeing the disk but this may fix it.dont worry it wont let you mess up the cd pr2thejOct

In my case it only showed "Intel (R) ICH10R SATA AHCI Controller"Once the driver appears to load, vista should take you back to where you can now see the harddrives. FIDELIS April 26, 2012 at 12:52 am Hello, do you still have the original files in both PC and mac? i have tried to check for my hard drive at the diskmanagement but cant see coz i wanted to extend my drive C: partition.I am using window vista Reports: · Posted There are packages for the Mac, but more are available (and for free) for the PC, so I suggest you do this on a PC.

Can you help?  I'm totally new to macs so am REALLY lost.  Thanks x Oron April 23, 2012 at 6:36 pm Melissa, It sounds to me like something happened to the In this window you should see all of your connected physical drives, their format, if they are healthy, and the drive letter.Change the drive letter of the drive. Tomhankschris November 13, 2011 at 5:21 pm mine shows up in device manager but not in disk manager whatsoever. Report jay› Ashu - Aug 21, 2009 at 01:48 AM i have got a compaq pressario v 3777tu the problem is that it is with vista and no option to disable

Hit F2 at boot screen -> Main -> SATA Mode -> IDE This will allow Window XP to see your SATA.


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