External drive not detected

  1. this is manikandan..... i am have problem with my western digital external hard drive. it is not detecting...... please help me

    i want all the data back everthing is very important..... it is showing in device manager-->USB controllers....
  2. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    Can you see the drive in Disk Management?

    Not that this will help at this point but you should never store important files in only one location. Your external drive should just be a backup.
  3. manikandan5186

    manikandan5186 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    but at this moment what could be the best solution...??????
  4. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +184

    See if this might help [post=875300]How to Cleanup and Remove old USB Storage Drivers[/post]

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