How to make element 3 5 hdd external hard drive compatible to windows 7 Tags: Hard Drives Windows 7 Compatibility External Hard Drive Storage Last response: May 28, 2012 8:12 PM in Storage Share toniliz May 28, 2012 5:04:18 PM Hello, I just purchased the Element 3.5" HDD External Enclosure for a hard drive, however it will not appear in my drives on my Windows 7. Are these compatible or did I just waste $30? HELP!! More about : make element hdd external hard drive compatible windows RealBeast a b $ Windows 7 a c 311 G Storage May 28, 2012 8:12:47 PM I assume that you properly installed a compatible drive -- was it a new drive or one previously initialized/formatted? Can you see the drive in Windows disk management? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Windows 7 not auto detecting my external esata hdd Forum MP 3 's on External Hard Drive in Car? Forum How to make an internal HDD an external ? Forum How to make a bootable Windows 7 hard drive that is a copy of my (C:) Forum How to make my computer BF 3 compatible ? Forum Which EXTERNAL HDD works best with Win 7 Pro BACKUP Utility? Forum Drive enclosure compatible with Windows XP and Windows 7 Forum Access external hard drive windows 7 Forum Installing windows 7 on asus p 5 q with raid /achi + hard disk Forum 1TB external hard drive with no power supply, USb 3 /seagate /western digital/,ex Forum Wd 500gb external hard drive wrong power supply Forum ESATA or USB 3 external HDD enclosure Forum Heidi.ie's Eraser 5.7 - hard drive eraser. Forum How do I back up my Win 7 op systm to my external hard drive Forum External hard drive not showing correct gig capacity Forum 4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd Forum SSD and Mechanical Hard Drive Hybrid Forum Choosing a Portable Hard Drive Forum Deleted two of three partitions on GPT HDD; Drive now disappears Forum How to deny win7 partition access from WINXP boot? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !