Unrecognized external hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Computer External Hard Drive Storage Last response: December 30, 2009 11:43 AM in Storage Share Anonymous a b D Laptop a b G Storage December 30, 2009 6:12:42 AM when i go to my computer my laptop does not recognise my external hdd. what do i do More about : unrecognized external hard drive elel a b G Storage December 30, 2009 11:43:52 AM Is this a new drive? If so, did you build yourself? (i.e., did you buy the drive and external enclosure separate?) If so, you need to format it before you can use it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedExternal hard drive unrecognized Forum How to recover data from a unrecognized external hard drive Forum Unrecognized external drive Forum Unrecognized External Drive Forum Unrecognized hard drive in enclosure connected via usb Forum Unrecognized Hard Drive Forum SolvedStolen external hard drive Forum SolvedUsing External hard drive to play movies through other devices... Forum SolvedComputer Reads Every External Hard Drive and Flash Drive As "Read-Only" Forum Solved3tb WD My Book 1140 Media external hard drive not working Forum SolvedPossible to Re-use External Hard Drive Enclosure? Forum SolvedOdd External Hard Drive Sounds Forum SolvedPLEASE HELP Install Windows 8.1 on External Hard Drive Forum SolvedCan I install Windows 8 onto an external hard drive? Forum SolvedMy Seagate External Hard Drive Forum SolvedBuffalo HD-PNTU3 External Hard Drive Not Seen Forum SolvedRoommate dropped my external hard drive Forum SolvedAccess to external hard drive Forum Solved1-3 second freezes when playing games that are on an external hard drive Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive connected to router? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !