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Window cannot recognize removable storage

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Last response: in Storage
March 10, 2010 8:24:57 PM


I have a internal hard drive connected to my PC using an external hard drive enclosure via USB. Previously the PC has no problem recognizing the hard drive. Today, when I connect the hard drive to the PC (via USB) it does not recognize it. The computer keeps on saying that it found a new device over and over, but the hard drive does not show up. I have checked in Device Manage and nothing show up there either. I am running Windows XP.


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March 24, 2010 8:23:10 AM

try another port or remove any other usb devices connected with it......

When you connect it................

may be there is some problem with o.s if nothing else works,, try another pc to know status of ur drive
go to bios and see if device is being detected.......

if worked select as best answer