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Managing external hard disk drive

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Last response: in Storage
February 2, 2013 8:35:01 AM

i made a external drive using my laptops hard disk. I have used for almost three months but today it is not recognized in my computer. When i insert the USB port, its not recognized. so any help for this?

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a c 79 G Storage
February 2, 2013 11:01:58 AM

Go to:

Control Panel > Admin Tools > Computer Management > Disk Management

In the bottom-right panel, see if your external drive is shown there (horizontal ribbon).
If it is, right-click that ribbon and choose "Change Drive Letter & Paths".
Click "Add".
Choose a letter.
Click 'OK'.
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