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I cannot get my External Hard drive to connect

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8 64 bit

    I cannot get my External Hard drive to connect

    Hello, I have a Simpletech Simpledrive External Hard drive. It works on my desktop running xp. When I connect to my Asus N56DP Laptop, I hear the binging and all. But I do not see it in my control panel. I can see it in the device manager. Not in Disc MAnagement. Is there something I can do to get it to install and be accessible? I have some race car pictures I would like to post to Facebook.
    Oh yeah, when I run the troubleshooter, it see a problem but cannot correct it.
    Thank you in Advance!

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  2. #2

    Maryland USA
    Posts : 746
    Windows 8 & Windows 7 Dual Boot

    It most likely does not have a drive letter assigned to it, please check again in your disk mgmt and see if there are drives with no letters.

    If you can attach a screen cap of your disk management we can verify if it is or is not being recognized.
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I cannot get my External Hard drive to connect

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