External hard disk not recognized Tags: Hard Drives Seagate Storage Last response: January 4, 2013 8:40 PM in Storage Share wants2knowall January 4, 2013 4:16:16 PM Hi, My seagate 9KW2AL external 1TB HD is not recognized by the windows. It had i/o error, i could format it, but now it is not being recognized and is asking for driver. When i connect, it brings up the "Add new Hardware" wizard. More about : external hard disk recognized phil22 a c 79 G Storage January 4, 2013 8:40:33 PM Either the drive has failed or the PCB attached to it has failed (this often fails first). It may be impossible to test it with diagnostic software if the PC no longer recognises it, but you can try Seagate "SeaTools for Windows": http://www.seagate.com/support/downloads/seatools/ Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources My seagate external hard 1tb disk is not recognized Forum Segate external hard disk detected but not recognized Forum External iomega hard drive no longer recognized by disk management Forum External hard disk not recognized Forum My external hard drive is recognized in device manager but not in disk manager Forum External hard disk does not recognized by PC Forum One terabyte Hitachi external hard drive not recognized Forum Problem - My 320GB External Hard Drive only recognized as 32GB Forum Seagate 2 TB External Hard Drive NOT Recognized on New Windows 7 PC Forum My Verbatim 350 GB external hard drive isn't recognized anymore. Forum SimpleTech External Hard Drive not recognized Forum External eSATA disk not recognized Forum My iomega external hard drive not recognized Forum MAC is not recognize external hard disk after shutdown Forum Bufallo hard disk 1tb not recognized Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum Iomega portable hard drive not showing up Forum Hard Drive Disappeared! Forum My seagate freeagent external hard disk is not detected in windows 7 Forum My external hard drive is recognized in device manager but not in disk manager Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !