External Harddisk not working

By izakizaraki
Sep 1, 2013
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  1. My External Hard disk is not working all of a sudden and it is not shown in disk management too.
  2. terry5880

    terry5880 TS Enthusiast Posts: 321

    It might be trying to use the same letter as 1 that is already thereif u know what I mean if u open up my computer u have like c: D: E: F: ETC
  3. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,383   +105

    Is that USB drive? If so download USBDVIEW and run that as admin. Look for the disconnections and remove all of those. Make sure you remove all USB devices except those connected like keyboard, mouse, WiFi. Once you remove disconnections reboot the system. Don't connect anything until the system is rebooted. Once reboot then add your USB devices to the system.

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