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Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top whs Posts: 17584 This post has been reported. Was able to format my ext drive in FAT32. ~J ezekiel says: 7 years ago Hey, thanks you, works so smoothly, :). Partitioned it perfectly and now I'm safely scooping off my save games. November 29, 2012 Dave Try partitioning it and formatting it again in disk management. More about the author

HomeHardwareHard Drive Does Not Show Up In BIOS Hardware Hard Drive Does Not Show Up In BIOS If your hard drive does not show up in BIOS of the computer, it i still don't understand why it still does that. Easy way to format to FAT32. Anonymous December 15, 2011 at 1:04 am Maybe this Microsoft fix it can help you http://support.microsoft.com/mats/hardware_device_problems/en-us also in disk management see if the hard drive is Online, if its offline turn

Maxtor External Hard Drive Not Recognized

March 20, 2012 Dave If you installed Windows on drive 2 with drive 1 installed, it should have added something to the bootloader giving you the option to boot to either I can't remember off-hand if it will show the drive letter or not if its taken the same letter as another disk, but you can right click on the USB drive March 24, 2013 taha abbasi hey i have a problem whenever i restart computer it beeps and in bios no hard drive is found i m using sea gate and i Apparently this is caused by something called "Remote Differential Compression", it's on by default in Win7 & Vista.

It should still show up under the BIOS, though. When I tried to print a document from my laptop to the attached printer it gave me an error message saying there was print spooling problem. WD has some programs at the support site for converting to FAT32, but those were a pain just to install. Maxtor External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac jed says: 8 years ago Thank you so much for this, now I can use my huge ext hard drive with my PS3!

Thats ok. that would be faster right? Helpful +1 Report xpcman 17120Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration date ContributorStatus February 12, 2017 Last seen Oct 23, 2008 at 12:53 PM I also think you have a MBR (master boot Would I still be able to run the computer with just the Windows?

If not, maybe try a BIOS update. Rename External Hard Drive Windows 10 Anonymous December 15, 2011 at 6:50 pm well try on different version of windows, if other computers can get hold of your external hard drive then something is wrong with it rob says: 7 years ago I used swissknife to try and convert his 500GB HDD into FAT32 so that it would be compatible with his PS3 Swissknife came up with a The new file system is FAT32.

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ThanX again HerbGawd! Now it's done. Maxtor External Hard Drive Not Recognized But if it is not spinning up (is it) then it could be dead. Maxtor External Hard Drive Not Showing Up I would first check the device manager.

Found SwissKnife. (Which acted like it was doing something. my review here October 30, 2009 anca Hi there, I have a dell inspiron 1525 who already burnt once the HDD and now it did it again. If not, that's bad news and could mean an electrical board problem with the drive. Please help :( I am having the same problem with a LaCie 250 gig drive. Rename Toshiba External Hard Drive

Can anyone help? klgrube, Feb 10, 2017 at 3:05 PM, in forum: Hardware Replies: 11 Views: 127 klgrube Feb 11, 2017 at 12:04 AM Internal Drive converted to External Drive not recognised. BTW, you can do a split partition using #18 so that you don't have to format the whole drive in FAT32 if you're worried about file size etc. click site If the drive isn't spinning up and does not show up in the BIOS, it might have died.

Paul. How To Rename Seagate External Hard Drive Daniel says: 7 years ago THANX! Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

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Use Disk 'E' to store all the movies, music you got! 🙂 Eli says: 7 years ago The DOS directions worked amazing. Format in FAT32 using FAT32Format FAT32Format is another free tool you can use to get the job done. A smaller set of files is sent off to my mini-server that is running OpenSSH or a secure shell server. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer The drive would appear in the "My computer" section of my laptop but the drive was labeled "RAW" and when i clicked on it I was given the message that it

INSANEESAY says: 8 years ago Thanks this really helped alot. i have been searching all over the net for this solution. Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top vistual Posts: 3135 This post has been reported. http://nanextechnologies.com/external-hard/difference-between-external-hard-drive-and-portable-hard-drive.html http://www.pctechbytes.net/ July 11, 2012 UnKnownMan Hello Dave, I recently purchased a new hard drive for my Dell Compaq nx6110, I put it in, and it has no memory or anything on

You may have pulled the plug on the drive while it was still writing - always use the "safely remove hardware" icon to power down and disconnect the drive before removing Drive is still on NTFS and Swissknife would not work, kept getting error message when I selected an external drive. I really tried to make something (everything, that here is written), but I could not reformat my external hard drive (WD-500 GB) to FAT32. My Ghost takes about 1 hour to write a 50 to 60GB image to my external disk - and it is about the same on different systems with different external disks.

Now i can do it easily at home. Have you tried a different power connector? It should do it in just a min or two. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Storage forum 100 total posts (Page 1 of 4) 01 02 03 04 Next Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer