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xx pele_star View Public Profile Send a private message to pele_star Find More Posts by pele_star August 11th, 2006, 04:15 PM #10 RikFairlie Junior Member Join Date: May The odd problem is this : My external 1TB seagate USB+ HDD 5400rpm works on laptops well. If the hard drive is plugged in, do a re-start of the computer, navigate to the above mention Device Manager and see. Steve Reply September 14, 2008 Also, apparently reading more about my drive this failure for no apparent reason is nothing new. have a peek here

It also has a video showing the formation of frost on the metal discs inside the drive. GB Reply November 28, 2009 I'm always hearing of this trick working. Very worried as I think my data might be gone. my question is - i have recently bought a seagate backup plus slim 1 TB model.

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Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Genuine HP by geoffzie / March 12, 2010 11:59 PM PST In reply to: Genuine HP I work at a thrift store again and again…so I promptly unplug it… Any ideas if this freezer thing will work? All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

any help appriciated superb88 Reply September 2, 2009 I've a external maxtor basic 1tb for only 6mths and have nearly 700gbs of data on it, recently it made the clicking sound When the platters spin, they obviously create air currents. Called Apple support and after they scolded me about not backing up my data the guy mentioned that he himself has placed his hard drive in the freezer and been able External Hard Drive Not Showing In Disk Management Jogger View Public Profile Send a private message to Jogger Find More Posts by Jogger October 3rd, 2006, 09:10 PM #15 lazirsuy Junior Member Join Date: Oct 2006 Posts:

This error message can help you fix the problem — you may want to perform a Google search for the error message you find. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10 I don't care how many bags you put it in there will absolutely be moisture in the air inside the first bag no matter what you do. I looked at him like he was messed up on drugs, but I listened to him and decided to give it a shot. http://www.drivers.com/fix_usb_drivers_problems/ and why only my mac version that is not detected?

Currently dragging my irreplaceable iphoto library onto my desktop, while the drive is covered with icepaks. External Hard Drive Not Working That just doesn't happen. A few months after having it back however, it started making a clicking noise and would not be reconized by the bios. Hope this helps those who are at their wits end like i was.

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this worked. check these guys out In this case, pay particular attention to power management related drivers. External Hard Drive Not Showing In My Computer I don't know how to remove the hard drive and wonder if i can freeze the entire computer if i seal it properly? External Hard Drive Not Recognized he tried it but it didn't work and he had just replaced it with new disk.

Brad Tremaroli Reply July 30, 2009 I was completely skeptical. navigate here Once some more paste was applied, my machine worked beautifully. may be installing an add on usb 2.0 pci card will solve the problem, but i'm pretty sure throwing the pc into the river and bought a new one will solve So the problem seems to be between the HP laptop and the EHD, something seems to have gone wrong. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management

Thanks mate and have a good new year. Reply saurabh December 1, 2016 at 3:16 am it worked.....mine was showing healthy partition(online). That's why my fan was running at full speed for over an hour before I finally just pulled the plug to stop it (don't do that...it's a rather desperate move).My solution http://codecreview.com/drive-not/computers-don-t-recorgnize-external-hard-drive.html Would it work if I froze it and tried again?

A powered USB Hub may also be helpful if your PC doesn't supply enough power" Tested and re-tested; the hard drive appears when plugging into a USB port in the rear, External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac I've now got 2 external drives (from different companies, different ages etc) that are not even seen by windoze. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Which Model of HP is it?

when plug in the usb hdd, driver installed correctly and the drive appears in device manager and my computer, but the there's nothing inside the drive when double cliks it ...

COULD YOU PLS HELP? Try it; don't try it; it's up to you. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Usb Drive Not Showing Up Windows 7 I use a program called "Malwarebyte's Anti-malware" ...

After a 20-second rescan, my externals and my Hot-Swap Deck always appear. This, frustratingly didn't fix the problem. It also doesn't have the option to change drive letter and paths and/ornew simple volume upon right click. http://codecreview.com/drive-not/computer-doesn-t-recognize-external-hard-drive.html It will show up on my computer but I can't access my files at all.

Open the chassis and dust out the insides, using a can of "compressed air" or a clean, soft brush.(3) The ventilation slots are blocked. I realised after more googling a deep scan overnight might get more data. Thanks for the tip!