External Hard Drive Problems

  User-4491F9BF-E99B-4E71-83DED7A8F2351057 14:31 18 Feb 2008
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Hi all,

I have got a External har drive - model seagate st9100825a which i have been using with my laptop. The hard drive worked for about a month then after this it has stop showing up in 'my computer' but when i plug it in it shows up in device manager and the icon shows up saying allowing me to 'safely remove usb hard drive'.

its got a lot of stuff on it so really dont want to format it or lose the info!

Many thanks

chris

  ambra4 15:57 18 Feb 2008

Is it showing up in Windows Explorer and can you access & copy to the drive

  UncleP 17:11 18 Feb 2008

Also check it out on the Disk Management page - this should give you much more information about its status as a HD rather than a USB device.

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