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MD2000H not recognized on Windows 10

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Product Name: MD2000H
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

MD2000H external backup drive not recognized on Windows 10, is software being developed? This HP product was not cheap a couple of years ago and has backup data on it.


Help please, thanks.

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Re: MD2000H not recognized on Windows 10

Hi @MD2000H,


Thanks for the post and Welcome to HP Forums. 


I see your Windows 10 computer it not recognizing your  HP SimpleSave md2000h External Hard Drive. I will be glad to help. 

Have you checked in Device manager?

Have you tried different USB ports?

Did you use any application to backup data on the external HDD?

May I know which computer are you using the HDD with (Desktop/Notebook)?


Request you to open device manager and check for any unknown devices. 

If you see any unknown device listed, please right-click on it and check for driver updates.

If you do not see any unknown devices, please check in disk management, which can be accessed under Computer management by right-clicking on the Windows button.

Make sure to have the power adapter connected for the external HDD. 

Please do a Windows update when the Hard Drive is connected. 


Keep me posted. 

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