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Old 08-21-2011, 08:34 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Default Re: External hard drive won't recognize?

It's not showing up in Disk management at all, which means the enclosure could have failed.
Try using a different USB cable to connect the drive to the PC. Sometimes the cable is too thin/long and doesn't supply enough power. Pick one that looks short and bulkyish, or use a Y cable (two USB ends plug into your PC but merge into only one end to connect to your drive).
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