Closed Disappearing external hard drive Tags: Configuration External Drive External Hard Drive Windows 7 Last response: November 10, 2011 6:23 AM in Windows 7 Share jorubin November 1, 2011 4:44:13 AM Hello, my hitachi external drive 3 tb disappears from My Computer every time I shut down the pc(windows 7).To reconnect, I have to unplug its power supply and then plug it back in.Can anybody help? More about : disappearing external hard drive Best solution ksiemb a b $ Windows 7 November 2, 2011 5:51:54 AM jorubin said:Hello, my hitachi external drive 3 tb disappears from My Computer every time I shut down the pc(windows 7).To reconnect, I have to unplug its power supply and then plug it back in.Can anybody help? Couple of things you might try. 1) Safely remove Hardware before shutdown (System tray). 2) USB Root Hub - Properties Power Management Uncheck the turn off power box. ( All Hubs) (I read that Win7 & some drive mfg's conflict with power mgmt for USB.) Share jorubin November 10, 2011 4:17:23 AM Best answer selected by jorubin. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nikorr a b $ Windows 7 November 10, 2011 6:23:10 AM This topic has been closed by Nikorr. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFiles Disappearing from External Hard Drives Forum Folders disappearing from external hard drive Forum My seagate 500gb external hard drive has disappeared from my computer and disk management . All I can do is remove it safely . Forum Stored files on External Hard Drive, now disappeared! Forum External Hard Drive has Disappeared Forum How to recover the space of d drive accidently disappeared during external hard Forum USB External Hard Disk Drive Disappears Forum SolvedDisappearing Hard Drive Forum External Drive Disappearing Forum SolvedHard Drive Disappearing from Explorer "Dirty Bit" Forum Hard Drive is slow, keeps disappearing ('WARNING: a problem with the hard drive has been detected.') Forum Hard Drive cutting in and out randomly/disappearing Forum Hard drive appearing and disappearing? Forum Mystery of disappearing hard drive Forum Disappearing Hard Drive Space Forum Disappearing hard Drive? Forum Hard drive keeps disappearing from Windows 7? Forum Hard Drive disappearing - please offer assistance Forum SolvedStolen external hard drive Forum SolvedUsing External hard drive to play movies through other devices... Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !