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Windows xp does not see my external usb hard drive

Last response: in Storage
December 27, 2009 2:25:49 PM

Please guys help me out here.......

My hard drive was working but now not, I either did somethig and cant remember or its "stuffed"

Please help me out here.....

I cant find it under "my computer" "manage" or "device manager"

Help me out please guys.....

I hear it spin up but does nothing...


Please help me out.

a c 415 G Storage
December 27, 2009 3:28:54 PM

What kind of drive (USB/Firewire/eSATA) is it? Is the data cable connected?
January 1, 2010 9:26:34 AM

My drive is a usb..........

Thanks for your help so far.
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a c 415 G Storage
January 1, 2010 2:26:45 PM

Try using a different data cable and/or a different USB port.
January 17, 2010 2:59:29 PM

Done and done.........still nothing!
January 23, 2010 9:42:36 PM

deca said:
Done and done.........still nothing!

Do this:
control panel>system>hardware>device manager>delete/uninstall all USB controllers. then reboot.
January 24, 2010 6:58:07 AM

Still Nothing guys..............