Hitachi hard drive not recognized Tags: Hard Drives Hitachi External Hard Drive Storage Last response: April 25, 2012 1:15 PM in Storage Share marvin a April 24, 2012 5:41:06 PM I have a hitachi external hard drive , and AZUS lab top windows7 my labtop does not read the external hard drive ? try differnt plugs , just keeps making a noise but it work with othre PC or labtops More about : hitachi hard drive recognized foscooter a c 99 G Storage April 24, 2012 6:00:24 PM Even as it is external, try this sticky: Guide: If you installed a new disk but the system can't see it Just reread your post. Maybe cause it a laptop, and underpowered. You may not have enough "juice" in the laptop USB to power an external drive. I've had that happen, a laptop can't power a 3-1/2" hard drive enough, but can a 2-1/2" drive, through USB. m 0 l WyomingKnott a c 316 G Storage April 25, 2012 1:15:21 PM I suspect the power, also. My own solution to that is to pull out my powered USB hub (it has its own wall adapter), plug the hub into the PC, and plug the drive into the hub. If that solves the problem, it was power. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Hitachi internal hard drive not recognized by my compaq laptop Forum Hitachi hard drive not recognized Forum One terabyte Hitachi external hard drive not recognized Forum SolvedHitachi HTS725032A9A364 Drive Not Recognized Forum Hitachi drive not recognized in windows xp Forum SolvedHitachi Hard Drive Forum SolvedUpgrade my Hitachi HTS541060G9AT00 hard drive to a solid state drive? Forum SolvedOld Hitachi Hard drive check Forum SolvedHitachi, Seagate or WD, who makes the most reliable hard drive? Forum SolvedNew Hitachi refurbished hard drive won't load windows Forum SolvedHow to attach Hitachi Easy Drive USB hard drive to HP desktop with Windows 7 home premium Forum SolvedData missing after transplanting replacement Hitachi Dekstar hard drive PCB Forum SolvedAre Hitachi internal hard drives any good? Forum Hitachi Deskstar hard drive ports/pinout? Forum Warranty of Hitachi internal hard drive Forum SolvedNoisy Hitachi Hard Drive...help? Forum hitachi error.. hard drive broken.. please help!! Forum problem with hitachi hard drive Forum SolvedHitachi SATA hard drive jumper configuration mac pro Forum SolvedIf I upgrade my HP hard drive from an 80 gig to a hitachi 3tb do I have to upgra Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !