Cannot find external harddrive

By wryth
Jul 27, 2011
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  1. Hi guys, I've been reading this forum for some help but cannot seem to find anything as my problem (or multiple problems) seems to be quite specific.

    The problem:
    During the creation of a 30GB FAT32 partition on my brand new IOMEGA 1.5tb desktop external harddrive the power cable was unwittingly disconnected and the partition failed. Since that time I have been unable to find the harddrive on my system.

    What I've tried so far:
    I've tried searching 'My Computer', 'Disk Management', and 'Device Manager', none of them are showing up anything ( they were showing the device perfectly before the incident ). I have also attempted to use the harddrive on a laptop of mine but to no avail. I've attempted to find out if UPnP is enabled on my Bios menu but for some reason this menu keeps softlocking/hardlocking and I must manually restarted the computer. I have also shut down all power to the computer for about an hour and the problem persists.

    Any help would be most appreciated.
  2. wryth

    wryth TS Rookie Topic Starter

    problem fixed

    i had to buy another hard drive :p

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