External storage device & Windows 7 Home premium Tags: Hard Drives Windows 7 External Storage External Hard Drive Storage Last response: December 22, 2010 1:55 PM in Storage Share maiduguri December 22, 2010 11:35:38 AM Hi I have a 500GB external hard drive and I used Spotmau to wipe the entire drive clean. Now, Windows 7 does not list the drive in'Computer', but the device manager says it is working correctly. Spotmau support have not been able to solve this. More about : external storage device windows home premium Hawkeye22 a b $ Windows 7 a c 293 G Storage December 22, 2010 12:22:11 PM Go into disk management and see if it needs reinitialized. It won't show up in my computer until it's been properly formatted and assigned a drive letter. maiduguri December 22, 2010 1:31:43 PM Hawkeye22 said:Go into disk management and see if it needs reinitialized. It won't show up in my computer until it's been properly formatted and assigned a drive letter. Hi Hawkeye22 Many thanks for that. I have wasted nearly two weeks emailing spotmau support and despite them telling me to do this and that, nothing worked, yet you solved it in one sentance. Thanks again. Maiduguri Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Hawkeye22 a b $ Windows 7 a c 293 G Storage December 22, 2010 1:55:17 PM No problem. Glad to be of assistance. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFree download driver for external storage device ForumHow to format cannot be formatted wd external hard disc storage device ForumFormatting external storage device from raw to ntfs 7 without losing data ForumWhat is a driver on an external storage device ForumExternal storage device broken? please help :( ForumMy laptop is busted how can I use its Hard Disk as an external storage device ? ForumRosewill external data storage device ForumCan I put my C drive in my external storage device ForumExternal USB storage device problem! ForumExternal storage device ForumWhat is a driver on an external storage device ForumHow to format cannot be formated wd external hard disc storage device ForumExternal storage device doesnt show any data ForumStorage device not seen in My Computer but seen in Disk Management ForumUSB mass storage device not getting drive letter ForumExternal Storage Enclosures (RAID) ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumWindows 7 doesn't recognize my external hard drive? ForumLOST FAVORITES STORAGE ON AOL ForumWindows 7 will not boot, HDD not detected by Windows 7 installer More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !