I can see my external hard drive in device manager, but not in my computer

i can see it in device manager but not in computer management
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  1. Is it new? If so you need to initialize it in windows disk management.
  2. mouse24 said:
    Is it new? If so you need to initialize it in windows disk management.



    no its not new .. it says its installed completely
  3. no its not new .. it says its installed completely
  4. Try going to disk management, And check if its there then get back to us
  5. Open up command prompt, type in "DiskPart" new command prompt should open up, type "List Disk" in that, do you see the drive?
  6. mouse24 said:
    Open up command prompt, type in "DiskPart" new command prompt should open up, type "List Disk" in that, do you see the drive?


    Hi there,

    have exactly the same problem and after hours and hours of researching i did the "List Disk" thing and i see the drive. Do you know what would be the next step?
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