How to get my windows 7 pc to recognize my external hard drive without formattin Tags: Hard Drives Windows 7 External Hard Drive Storage Last response: February 11, 2012 11:17 PM in Storage Share khoff8328 February 11, 2012 10:50:59 PM i reformatted my pc now it wont recognize my external hard drive so i can remove the files it also wont let me format it, so i can use system recover, please help me, these are irreplaceable files More about : windows recognize external hard drive formattin duxducis a b G Storage February 11, 2012 11:17:00 PM try installing drivers like chipset, usb, all the updates for the motherboard if nothing else removing hard drive from external cage and connecting directly to PC should make it visible m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to get my windows 7 pc to recognize my external hard drive without formattin Forum My buffalo external hard drive wont let me open my files says it needs formattin Forum Seagate 2 TB External Hard Drive NOT Recognized on New Windows 7 PC Forum Windows 7 does not recognize External Hard Drive Forum How to recognize external hard drives without formatting? Forum SolvedHow do I install windows 7 onto a new hard drive without cd or DVD but I have the product key on the back of my old laptop bec Forum How to recognize external hard drives without formatting? Forum Windows 7 doesn't recognize my usb external hard drive? Forum My laptop acer aspire doesnt recognize my external hard drive in windows7 Forum Windows 7 doesn't recognize my external hard drive? Forum SolvedHow do I copy photos from Window's 7 library to external hard drive easily? Forum SolvedWindows 8 does not recognize a previous Mac-oriented external hard drive Forum SolvedHow to format external 2Tb buffalo hard drive to ntfs windows 7 Forum since upgrading to windows 7 my PC does not recognise my samsung external hard drive ("unknown device")) Forum computer dell optiplex gx280 won't recognize external hard drive after win 7 update Forum Built new computer, how to install windows 8.1 from an external hard drive to the new pc? Forum I have verbatim external hard model JH 8305.PC doesn't recognize the drive.It is not seen in Disk Management.I tried with new Forum How can I get at data I can view data on external drive for a moment but windows will not recognize drive Forum How to full format my laptop hard drive windows 7 without bootable disk Forum lap top with windows 8.1 doesn't recognize external hard drive (WD MY PASSPORT) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !