External HDD is not shown.

  atatam 20:40 12 Nov 2014

When I right click on Computer my 2 external HDD's are not shown although they have done in the past, numbered I and F. Can anyone help please?

  lotvic 21:03 12 Nov 2014

I presume they are plugged in and powered up/switched on? Is the light on each of the external cases lit to show is on? and the usb firmly plugged into ports on pc? Seems funny that both should be playing up at the same time.

  wee eddie 21:40 12 Nov 2014

If using a Lappy, it may not be delivering sufficient power

  lotvic 20:59 13 Nov 2014

good point, wee eddie. Is this on a laptop/notebook or a desktop pc?

I should have asked: Do the external harddrives each have their own power supply?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:19 14 Nov 2014

Use USB Drive Clean

click here clean the registry of conflicting drive info

the drive should then be seeee when next plugged in.


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