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How to get my computer to recognize the files on my external hard drive

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January 8, 2013 11:23:55 PM

trying to hook up an IOmega Helium drive but my pc won't see it...it recognizes it in the device manager which says it is functioning ok but it does not reconize it in MY COMPUTER...not a computer geek, help?
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January 8, 2013 11:58:17 PM

assign it a drive letter in disk management
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January 9, 2013 4:04:18 AM

You may need to activate it as below:
Right click "My Computer" => Select "Manage" to open "Disk Management"=>Right click your drive to format it=>Right click this drive to select "Change Drive Letter & Paths" for assigning a new letter to it after the format.
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