Hard drive not recognized Tags: Laptops Formatting Hard Drives Components Last response: July 15, 2011 2:51 AM in Components Share jaky July 13, 2011 3:01:57 PM Hello, i started formatting my laptop unfortunately my external hard disk was present at the initial stages of formatting. i then pulled it afterwards upon realising, the hard drive is not been recognised. More about : hard drive recognized marbski July 15, 2011 2:51:05 AM what os did you install on it? try to change in the BIOS set up, change the mode into achi mode, or sata mode.. if you installing windows xp change it into ide mode... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHard Drive not recognized/not showing up Forum SolvedUSB external hard drive not recognized after accidental unplug... Forum SolvedSecond Hard Drive not recognized Windows 7 Forum SolvedMy Hard Drive is not being recognized. Forum SolvedCD/DVD ROM Not recognized after adding Hard Drive Forum SolvedMy hard drive is not recognized by the computer Forum SolvedFormer RAID Hard Drive Not Recognized Forum SolvedHard Drive not recognized after deleting empty file on the drive Forum SolvedCPU fan became disconnected and with latest startup, a hard drive was not recognized. Should I be concerned about HW damage? Forum SolvedBuilt a new PC, Second Hard Drive Not Recognized Forum SolvedHard Drive Not Recognized Windows 7 Installation Forum SolvedHard drive died, still spins but not recognized. Trying to recover data. Forum SolvedHard drive not recognized until after using a partition software. (No operating system found.) Forum SolvedHard drive not being recognized Forum SolvedNew build, hard drive not being recognized Forum SolvedHard Drive Not Recognized Forum SolvedIDE Hard Drive not Recognized Forum SolvedAbout to die... external hard drive recognized as a device but cannot access information Forum SolvedHard Drive Not Recognized During Installation Forum SolvedExternal hard drive wont get recognized by any computer. I want to recover my data although it wont pop up Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !