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Any suggestions of finding a Windows 10 driver for this 400 GB external hard drive? Jun 3, 2009 #13 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 For general troubleshooting start with these >> See USB Device Problems? But after i pressed cancel, my external was no longer shown in my computer. When I turn the HD on, it starts (I hear the noise) but it lasts for a few seconds. have a peek at these guys

My Simpletech USB HD just died last week. MB RAM) running XP Home Edition SP2. Sign in 3 Loading... Loading... http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/what-to-do-if-your-external-hard-drive-does-not-show-in-my-computer.59682/

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Sign in to add this video to a playlist. How to and what to expect. 500GIG Western Digital USB storage. - Duration: 16:29. USB drives do NOT require any extra drivers, the standard USB controller and USB Mass Storage Device drivers are all that are required. Please somebody help me.

Thanks Drivers and Hardware VIA Audio driver FIXHi there From the insider forum Cliff S (Thanks) referred to this Fix seems to work finally for me ....(from the site) Open Playback See this MS KB >> You should also know that viruses can cause this problem. storage usb dev by dewey brunner / October 15, 2007 3:17 AM PDT In reply to: Thank You VAPCMD! External Hard Disk Not Showing In Disk Management Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

I tried a different cable and locations... External Hard Drive Not Showing In Disk Management I simply am not able to access it or manipulate it. The hard drive has only one usb plugin, which of course connects to the computer, as well as a power source plugged in elsewhere (sorry, should have mentioned this earlier). https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/simpletech-simpledrive-250gb-not-detected-on-my-computer-263010/ Forum New Posts FAQ Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Tutorial Index Tutorials Join Us Forum Windows 10 Forums Drivers and Hardware Old SimpleTech Simpledrive Driver Results 1 to 7 of 7

One free cookie coupon goes to you! 04-01-2008, 02:18 AM #7 Check123 Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2008 Posts: 1 OS: xp I have the same problem. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 8 I would greatly appreciate any help, as the data stored on that infernal thing is very important to me. If the drive content is slightly corrupted, then the drive might not appear in explorer. I stuck it in an external case in order to back my current HDD onto the new one.

External Hard Drive Not Showing In Disk Management

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try connecting thru a port located at rear of PC or by VAPCMD / November 15, 2007 8:16 PM PST In reply to: Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number CCL Online OS Windows 10 Pro x64 CPU Intel i5 Motherboard Gigabyte H61MA-D2V Memory 16GB Graphics Card AMD Radeon HD 7770 Reply With Quote External Hard Drive Not Showing In My Computer Drivers and Hardware Windows 10 can not recognize the Simpletech's Simple Drive."Simple Drive" is a USB connected mass storage device. External Hard Drive Wont Show Up Mac After we're done using it, I accidently hit it and it fell flat on the floor.

muhammadlilg 1,169,186 views 5:37 Loading more suggestions... http://tekconceptllc.com/hard-drive/simpletech-portable-hard-drive-not-working.php If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. I tried to research on the problem and called the company for some support. TechSpot is a registered trademark. External Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10

Aug 31, 2009 #20 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 Look back at this post so you then try (in this order) > Windows Updates > Using the DriveCleanup You can only upload a photo (png, jpg, jpeg) or a video (3gp, 3gpp, mp4, mov, avi, mpg, mpeg, rm). harddriveMD 11,283 views 2:44 Using a Hard Drive Enclosure for Data Recovery - Duration: 20:59. check my blog Add to Want to watch this again later?

The advice given above does not work as it is not available in the DISK MANAGEMENT list. External Hard Drive Wont Show Up Windows 10 MS has been fixing a long list of Windows 10 problems. So, the cable is not the problem.

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Sent an email a week ago via their 'support form' at their website. Un-format my external hard drive ? by VAPCMD / April 20, 2008 8:21 AM PDT In reply to: thanks Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Does your system recognize that you've attached as USB - External Hard Drive Doesn't Show Up In My Computer I twisted the power cable a bit, and now the device hums to life.

I tried installing again via the accompanying disk, reformatted to NTFS and, after two more days, I put a few more folders on. The next thing I know is that when I plug the USB in my desktop, it didn't show the drive in my computer anymore. Jun 1, 2009 #11 NGEK TS Rookie test your HD Jun 2, 2009 #12 atyson TS Rookie MrNoname said: ↑ Easy to FIX Right click on my computer Choose MANAGE news storage usb dev You say you loaded it with movies etc.

Thanks, ShadowPockets2036 Add your answer Source Submit Cancel Report Abuse I think this question violates the Community Guidelines Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members,show more I think this Trying to call Simple Tech is like flying to the moon. It's definitely the power cord, as after unplugging and replugging the HD it works beautifully. CDs or DVDs are safe but very slow compared to HDDs.

Now, it works well. Google can not find a site that has the driver. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose How to open a Simpletech Simpledrive External Hard Drive Jaqen H'Ghar SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe1515 Loading... Please try again now or at a later time.

It would not let me change the drive letter. But thanks for saving me a trip to OfficeMax to return it. (I now feel much better about the great price I got -- $69.00) Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) I pressed cancel thinking that I would need to remove some files to make room. Right click on it, and choose CHANGE DRIVE LETTER Choose anything, but I recommand something higher than M: I've seen this problem with alot of STORAGE DEVICE It happen more often

Is this the same that happened to you? 04-11-2008, 12:25 PM #8 KillerToaster Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2007 Posts: 5 OS: Vista Yeah, pretty much. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - No detection here either, but it's the computer.Suggestions? Not really fond of that.