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 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 SSHD not recognized, SSHD & CD/DVD not spinning up Forum SolvedWD3200BEVT-60ZCT1 Blue Scorpio HDD Not Recognized and Not Spinning ! Forum WD My Passport spinning, not being recognized. Forum SolvedHard drive not spinning up but is clicking. Forum SolvedLoud Spinning Hard Drive Forum SolvedHard Drive spinning and grinding sounds Forum SolvedHard Drive not Spinning Up Forum Seagate harddrive 500 GB only spinning sound but not recognized by USB Forum SolvedMy hard drive stopped working and began to make loud spinning noises Forum CPU fan not spinning/recognized Forum SolvedASUS S56CA Black Screen Boot, MB Lights On, Hard Drive Spinning, No Fan Spinning Forum Seagate Backup Plus external drive spins for a second, makes two clicks, and stops spinning. Forum SolvedUSB external hard drive - Does not stop spinning or eject...even when computer off Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !