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 76 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: ForumMy seagate external hard 1tb disk is not recognized ForumSegate external hard disk detected but not recognized ForumExternal iomega hard drive no longer recognized by disk management ForumExternal hard disk not recognized ForumMy external hard drive is recognized in device manager but not in disk manager ForumExternal hard disk does not recognized by PC ForumOne terabyte Hitachi external hard drive not recognized ForumProblem - My 320GB External Hard Drive only recognized as 32GB ForumSeagate 2 TB External Hard Drive NOT Recognized on New Windows 7 PC ForumMy Verbatim 350 GB external hard drive isn't recognized anymore. ForumSimpleTech External Hard Drive not recognized ForumExternal eSATA disk not recognized ForumMy iomega external hard drive not recognized ForumMAC is not recognize external hard disk after shutdown ForumBufallo hard disk 1tb not recognized ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumIomega portable hard drive not showing up ForumHard Drive Disappeared! ForumMy seagate freeagent external hard disk is not detected in windows 7 ForumMy external hard drive is recognized in device manager but not in disk manager More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !