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: ForumHow to recover data from a unrecognized external hard drive Forumunrecognized external hard drive ForumHow to recover data from an external , unrecognized hdd? ForumUnrecognized External Drive ForumUnrecognized external drive ForumUnrecognized hard drive in enclosure connected via usb ForumExternal Hard Drive partition Lost ForumCan a USB port damage an external hard drive ? ForumSimpletech external hard drive not recognized ForumHow to get computer to recognize external hard drive ForumProblem with Maxtor Basics External Hard Drive ForumHow to retrieve files transferred to an unformatted external hard drive ForumRAID and unrecognized hard disk issue ForumExternal portable hard drive ForumSSD swap for Avatar 145A2 Ultrabook? ForumConnecting sata laptop drive to pc ForumHard drive undetected ForumCan't access partition on my external HD ForumHave 2 drives in raid 0 how to add third drive NOT in raid? ForumLaptop Internal Hard Drive RPM? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !