Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Community User Guides & Reviews Today's Posts Troubleshoot: Windows won't recognize USB hard drive / fix unassigned driveletter ByLookinAround · 26 replies Feb 13, 2009 Post I purchased a WD PATA drive and all that was required was formatting. It was working before, i have tried on 2 diff computers, 2 diff USB cables, this happened after I installed Motorola V3 software drivers, these installed it said clear log? Click View->Drivers Scroll to USBSTOR.
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Reply shantanu February 8, 2013 at 5:38 pm Hello, The first thing I would suggest you is that you check in device management and device manager. no need to try disconnecting any of your ports from the stuff internal/INSIDE of your computer May 30, 2009 #13 wolfie53 TS Rookie Ok i have done everything now i Login now. Our aim is to give you the best possible answer.
Sign in to make your opinion count. This feature is not available right now. While I connect it with RJ45, when I try to set it up by USB, windows cannot recognize it…. Windows Xp Not Detecting Usb Devices Offers drive detection, partition management and data edit and recovery TestDisk.
Thank you. Windows Xp External Hard Drive Not Showing Up If you see this message, it just means that Windows does not recognize the file system on the drive. To check whether this wizard resolved the problem, go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section. useful reference Any assistance will be highly appreciated.
Note This setting affects all USB host controller drivers in the system. External Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows Xp Does anyone know of a piece of software or a registry edit to cure this? What could be the issue preventing windows from showing this in My computer as a drive ? I was having the exact problem the article describes - my machine has a number of network drives that map through a script at logon, and so I couldn't figure out
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Then reconect everything and power backup sometimes helps Try reinstalling the USB Controllers and Motherboard Chipset Drivers.
So what can I do? External Hard Drive For Windows Xp I can not format this drive, no reason to format, can't loose the data, it should work just fine but doesn't. Gpt Protective Partition Windows Xp Now i open Disk Management it take time and says loading disk configuration information, still 30 mins it says loading disk configuration information.
is it a 2.5″ or 3.5″ drive ? 2. check my blog If it doesn't show up there then the problem is almost certainly related to the hardware or the connection. Anyone has a solution please? I was able to access the disk before I reformatted my notebook, after I reformatted my note book, the system detects it as a CD Drive and I can't access my Windows Xp External Hard Drive Not Recognized
It sometimes becomes a challenge to find the problem cause In such cases, it can help to isolate the problem: Try to rule out Windows and your other computer software Create But in the "Safely remove hardware" button in the taskbar area the disk connection shows "[email protected]" and I can dismount my drive from there. Thanks May 31, 2009 #14 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Topic Starter Posts: 6,491 +183 Code: i have downloaded the Imedia bios which evdently is called a Cuba motherboard Exactly this content It will help you in this situation Reply muhammad Bello B/kudu May 6, 2013 at 4:06 pm the problem with my Avante hdd is when connect it will make sound but
WinXP SP3 finds the drive and tells me it's ready to use, but it doesn't show in My Computer or Disk Management. External Hard Drive Compatible With Windows Xp Sign in 33 10 Don't like this video? If the drive does work on other computers — or you don’t have another computer around to test this with — Windows may be having a driver problem with the drive.
Device Drivers: *DISABLED DEVICE* Class: Other devices Device: Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controller No resources used.
THANKS! Connect directly to the computer USB port ==> Test each USB port on the computer If your drive has its own AC adapter and Windows says your USB device is not On the plus side, it is a well written step by step guide to what it explains…and…it's got a date stamp at the end…pheew!…finally a site that doesn't keep us wondering External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 i Did it My Way - Jugaad 472 views 6:04 Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Computer | How To Fix It (For all Windows Versions) - Duration: 3:30.
But I can use regedit through a little program I have :) July 29, 2007 Brian Thank you for this tip. When i try to copy files on Hard disk everything is normall, but when i try to get them back, they will not be copied. Yr trick simply save me time, at least 3/4days. have a peek at these guys The Windows System Restore feature could save your butt.
I didn't even think to check Disk Management. The first time I attached it to a winxp machine, the drive was visible. Thanks!!! If you can’t access the drive from another device, such as a DVD player, smart TV, game console, or media center device, it may be formatted as NTFS.
When the OHCI controller is in a suspended state, it cannot always detect when you add a new USB device to your computer. Click Yes on the confirmation screen and you are done If you have auto play enabled, you will get the normal pop up dialog asking what you want to do. September 12, 2007 Norman Good fix - and do not change the title, it came top of my google! March 29, 2014 at 8:44 am My external hard disk's fan is not running so my computer cannot detect the external HDD.
However, when I try to back up files from a desktop that is running XP, I cannot find this drive in My Computer. but worked fine up until i put about 25gb back on it then it happen again disappeared ;-( it is seen in the device manager / disk drives appearing when i Thanks Sudhakar July 9, 2008 The Geek @Everyone Please, Please, Please leave your questions on the forum, where you are much more likely to get a response. Long live yr website.
Sign up now. October 8, 2007 Ben I have the same deal … my C and my external show in disk manager but the ext has no letter. November 11, 2007 mysticgeek Thanks John!