Drive spinning but not recognized Tags: Hard Drives SATA USB Storage Product Last response: December 31, 2010 8:38 PM in Storage Share hitman098 December 27, 2010 8:47:09 PM I use to use seagate 7200.9 500gb with usb to sata adopter. I have used this derive for backup and it has always been used as a usb drive. http://www.anandtech.com/show/1833 ( THis is probably my hdd) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ( This is my usb to sata adopter) More about : drive spinning recognized house70 a b G Storage December 31, 2010 8:38:49 PM Connect the drive (including the power supply) and see if it is seen in Disk Manager. If it is seen, then the drive might be going bad. If not, the adapter could be at fault. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Hard Drive spinning, with working cables, but not recognized by the bios? Forum External hard drive beeping, spinning and not recognized Forum Hard Drive not Recognized and stops spinning Forum External drive is spinning but not being recognized Forum DV6500 OPTICAL DRIVE NOT RECOGNIZED SPINNING Forum SolvedHard drive died, still spins but not recognized. Trying to recover data. Forum SolvedCompaq Presario F700 laptop DVD drive not recognized but spins Forum Compaq Presario F700 laptop DVD drive not recognized but spins Forum SolvedWD3200BEVT-60ZCT1 Blue Scorpio HDD Not Recognized and Not Spinning ! Forum SSHD not recognized, SSHD & CD/DVD not spinning up Forum WD My Passport spinning, not being recognized. Forum SolvedHard drive not spinning up but is clicking. Forum SolvedLoud Spinning Hard Drive Forum Seagate harddrive 500 GB only spinning sound but not recognized by USB Forum SolvedHard Drive spinning and grinding sounds Forum CPU fan not spinning/recognized Forum SolvedHard Drive not Spinning Up Forum SolvedMy hard drive stopped working and began to make loud spinning noises Forum Any program to know if a hard drive is spinning (Windows 7/8)? Forum SolvedASUS S56CA Black Screen Boot, MB Lights On, Hard Drive Spinning, No Fan Spinning Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !