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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHard Drive not Recognized and stops spinning ForumDrive not Recognized and Stops Spinning ForumExternal drive is spinning but not being recognized ForumSeagate harddrive 500 GB only spinning sound but not recognized by USB ForumDV6500 OPTICAL DRIVE NOT RECOGNIZED SPINNING ForumCompaq Presario F700 laptop DVD drive not recognized but spins ForumCompaq Presario F700 laptop DVD drive not recognized but spins ForumHard Drive is not spinning up/powering up ForumIomega 2TB external USB is drive silent and not recognized ForumLacie External HDD not recognizing/ spinning ForumDvd drive not spinning up while in windows. ForumLaptop Hard Drive Not Recognized by USB ForumCompaq Presario F700 laptop DVD drive not recognized but spins ForumBios not recognized 2nd Hard Drive ForumHard drive not being recognized acer 6930 ForumOnce worked. Now spins down. Still recognized ForumSSD swap for Avatar 145A2 Ultrabook? ForumHard Drive Transfer ForumAccessing a sata to usb hard drive Forum[Solved] Swap Hard Drive Data(Or get a SSD?) More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !