External Hard Drive not recognized by windows xp Tags: Hard Drives Computer External Hard Drive Windows XP Storage Last response: May 30, 2009 7:24 PM in Storage Share lacasaz May 30, 2009 7:10:13 PM My computer doesn't list my F drive external hard drive any longer. What can I do to get it to do so? More about : external hard drive recognized windows Raviolissimo May 30, 2009 7:24:36 PM have you tried opening up Disk Management (in Control Panel/Admin Tools/Computer Management/ Disk Management). that has tools for formatting initializing disks etc. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !