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Old 12-22-2011, 06:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi i've got a platinum external harddrive here, i've plugged it in and the status on it is green which is obviously good. but my dell, windows 7 laptop is not picking it up at all. Any ideas why please?

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Default Re: Hard drive not getting picked up why?

Go into Control Panel - Administration Tools - Computer Management - Disk Management.

On the lower pane, do you see your drive? If so, you may just need to change the letter. Right click on the drive letter area.
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