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I can see my external hard drive in device manager, but not able to access it

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September 15, 2012 1:30:33 AM

My external hard drive shows up in device manager but not in the computer like the rest of my internal hard drives.
Any help is welcome.
Steve
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September 15, 2012 1:33:25 AM

Did you partition and format it?
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September 15, 2012 1:38:47 AM

how can I format it when it does not have a drive letter?
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September 15, 2012 1:38:58 AM

check for it in disk manager

right click on :computer" and then left click on "manage"
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September 15, 2012 1:40:09 AM

srhett9009 said:
how can I format it when it does not have a drive letter?


Doesn't need a drive letter to partition or format. That's what the disk manager is for.
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September 15, 2012 1:40:29 AM

ex_bubblehead said:
Did you partition and format it?

how to format it when it has no drive letter?
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September 15, 2012 1:42:27 AM

captaincharisma said:
check for it in disk manager

I will give it a try in device manager.
Thanks
Steve
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September 15, 2012 2:07:01 PM

actually it not in device manager but in

control panel -> administrative tools -> computer management -> disk management

hope it helps...
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