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 317 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? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can i record ps3 gameplay with an external hard drive and if yes how can i make the video to HD Forum HOW DO I FORMAT MY Seagate 3.5 inch External Hard Drive with USB 3.0 3TB TO NTFS Forum SolvedHow do I copy photos from Window's 7 library to external hard drive easily? Forum My external hdd that is an old hard drive from a laptop will not load on my desktop running windows 7 but will on my new lapto Forum SolvedHow to format external 2Tb buffalo hard drive to ntfs windows 7 Forum Solvedhow to make exact copies of 2 external hard drives Forum SolvedDeleted Windows 7 from external hard drive. Can I recover the files? Forum SolvedCan i Install Windows 7 on an External Hard Drive? Forum I have a Western Digital Elements 2.0 external hard drive that will not power up. The light will not come on. Any idea how to Forum SolvedExternal Hard drive seen by BIOS but not by Windows 7 SP1 Forum SolvedIs it possible to boot and run Windows 7 on my HP 110 Deskdop from an external hard drive and bypass the Windows 8 OS? Am pr Forum 2.5 sata HDD external hard drive Forum SolvedHow do I open an external hard drive that is hooked to my laptop - Windows 8.1 Forum SolvedCan i make my new HDD as my primary windows 7 boot drive while i have an old HDD as my secondary? Forum How to transfer xp programs from external hard drive to windows 7 Forum How to delete in 3tb in external hard drive windows xp Forum SolvedHow to to make working 3.5"HDD cheap 2.0 USB Chinese SATA enclosure with 1 tb SATA HDD in it. Forum Windows server 2003 sp3 small business and 1 5 tb external hard drive Forum How to get my windows 7 pc to recognize my external hard drive without formattin Forum Solvedhow to clone a windows vista boot drive to an external hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !