thumb drive not recognized Tags: Power Outage USB Drive Storage Last response: December 7, 2006 12:53 AM in Storage Share nestleomega December 6, 2006 6:20:02 AM i was copying some file to my external hard disk when a power outage occur. Now, Windows was unable to reconignized the external hardd disk... But the ext HDD is recognized by other computer.... I have tried to reinstall the usb driver but the problem still persist.... Plz advice.... More about : thumb drive recognized 31computers December 6, 2006 11:16:26 AM Does the BIOS recognise the external HDD? evongugg a b G Storage December 6, 2006 11:17:09 AM Go to Start->Settings->Control Panel->Administrative Tools->Disk Management with the drive in the computer and see if there is a drive letter associated with the thumb drive. If not, assign a drive letter. Related resources Thumb drive not recognized - Forum Thumb drive is not recognized - Forum USB thumb drive dead - Forum Having trouble getting data from thumb drive - Forum Want to recover a thumb drive - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Doughbuy December 6, 2006 12:20:54 PM Uh.. hard disk or thumb drive... there is a difference between an external enclosure housing a hard drive and a USB flash drive... nestleomega December 7, 2006 12:53:20 AM its a external hard disk..... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumOld usb2 thumb drive now only works on usb3 ForumFailure to recognize thumb drive in linux ForumThumb drive unpartition ForumLOST MY USB ( THUMB DRIVE ) FUNCTIONALITY ForumXP backup & thumb drive ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumUnpartitionable space on new drive ForumHoly Optical Drive, Batman... ForumDrive Imaging ForumRAID with different drive speeds ForumSecondary Hard Problem :Hard Drive Not Initialized ForumHow do you run dual OS on the same drive? ForumNew build - drive configuration advice; Raid or no? ForumHard Drive Setup Suggestions Forum15 Years Of Hard Drive History: Capacities Outran Performance More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !