External hard disk problem

By subhash0791
Nov 8, 2010
Post New Reply
  1. i have a 320 gb western digital external hard worked properly for 1 year..but now when i connect it to the computer i cannot find it in 'my computer'..but it is being displayed in the task bar for removing the hard ware safely. when i connect it i can hear the spinning sound like everytime ...plzzz anyone help mee...
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

    Try this see How to Cleanup and Remove old USB Storage Drivers.

    Also does the drive have its own AC power? if yes also try
    > Power down machine. unplug usb cable. Turn off external drive

    Turn on computer. Replug USB cable and then turn drive power back on

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...