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Posts: 28
Member Since: ‎09-12-2016
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computerdosent show external hd.

Product Name: HP Compaq 6005 Pro SFF PC
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I plugged in my external hd to use as a back up but i cant find it on the computer( it did not plug and play)...Any ideas how to locate it..

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Re: computerdosent show external hd.



Go to the SEARCH box and type in Disk Manager and hit enter.


Does Disk Manager see it???



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Member Since: ‎09-12-2016
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Re: computerdosent show external hd.

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Disk management dosent see it..The external hd works when plugged in to other computer.   Update..now neither computer can see the external drive..I guess it crashed..


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Re: computer dosent show external hd.

Update..Device manager see's the external hard drive,but disc manager dosent see it... Any ideas..

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