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Now I am just trying to figure out why windows says I have 4gb of ram but only 2gb usable thegeorge613Dec 18, 2009, 1:00 AM Hmmmm . . . Thanks. Updated the driver for the external drive,did that from the old PC. Making real progress lol. this contact form

help! Double-click the drive (usually listed as USB Mass Storage, but may be listed under another name). I popped out a circa 1995 laptop hard drive (yes, there were laptops then) and put it into one of those external enclosures that provide a USB connection. (I'd used it I ordered a new hard drive and will try again later, but I'm doubting it's the hard drive (no signs of mechanical failure).

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Report GotRice 5Posts Sunday January 23, 2011Registration date January 23, 2011 Last seen - Jan 23, 2011 at 10:29 PM There doesn't seem to be anything wrong with the USB cable, Since I need to plug in lots of gadgets, I got a 4-port USB hub. Wednesday, August 10, 2011 8:57 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I used Linda Yan's solution and it fixed my problem.

Please try the request again. But I had to go into safe mode first. Dyck Proposed as answer by Bill6060 Wednesday, June 04, 2014 2:22 AM Tuesday, November 03, 2009 2:59 AM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote Hi Lionel,   Please unplug Windows 10 Install Not Detecting Hard Drive Ask !

I rebooted, set the hard drive to AHCI in the BIOS (native IDE by default), and tried to install the drivers from the Gigabyte website off a flash drive, and still No Drives Were Found. Click Load Driver To Provide A Mass Storage Driver For Installation I rebooted, set the hard drive to AHCI in the BIOS (native IDE by default), and tried to install the drivers from the Gigabyte website off a flash drive, and still Thanks to all who posted but none of them worked. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2132176/windows-fresh-install-recognize-flash-drives.html Is there any way to open the drive or is this becoming a lost cause with another windows product?

We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. Windows 7 Install Cannot Find Hard Drive Thursday, January 27, 2011 12:25 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!! letter to a drive that doesn' teven show up on Disk Management or Device Manager..I can see the light on and feel it vibrating like it's working and like it's launching Wednesday, October 27, 2010 12:54 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I had a similar issue, you might want to try this out.

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HDD The Guardian Series: Highly Specialized Internal Drives Rescue We Can Recover Your Files, Just in Case. Friday, December 16, 2011 7:57 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I realise you left this reply in 09, but you have just saved my hard drive! Seagate Hard Disk Driver For Windows 7 Download Tuesday, May 10, 2011 2:11 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote In my case the solution was: 1.Plug in and turn on the external USB hard drive 2.Right Internal Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows 7 If it failed to detect it then in device manager --> Click on "Action" menu --> Scan for hardware changes If the problem still exists then unplug the device, restart your

Any help would be greatly appreciated. weblink Choose Device Manager. First I followed the procedure above that Lionel provided, but that didn't work for me. How do you get access to Cmd so you could make a partition clean?Thanks! Windows 7 Install Not Recognizing Hard Drive

Now try to connect it. But I am a little worried that it'll just be "same problem, different cable" and that I spent the afternoon rearranging my desk to crack open my case..... Ask ! http://mysqlzine.net/windows-7/how-do-i-install-oem-windows-7-home-premium-sp1-32bit.html it was detected...and installed windows7 professional.

Leo Monday, August 15, 2011 4:50 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This worked, thanks a million! Windows 7 Installation Problem: Hard Drive Not Found It worked for almost a year with the new system. Then I attached it to a Linux NAS via USB port to copy files from NAS, using ntfs-3g drivers that allows read/write to NTFS partition.

Sounds simplistic but you might give it a try.

No driver problem, is only a disk manager problem. Windows 7: New Windows 7 Home x64 install not detecting External Drive. 25 Apr 2013 #1 Synica Windows 7 Home Ultimate x64. 23 posts New Windows 7 Home I'm actually using ole Windows XP and am having a similar problem. Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows 8 Installation Your cache administrator is webmaster.

I've tried this method in an attempt to fix this issue, but was unsuccessful. It did for me! ThanksLionel B. his comment is here Your second Fantom drive may not be showing in the top area, but still show in the bottom area as an "Offline" volume.

Hardware & Devices External Hard drive not detecting in Windows 7Hi, I have a Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit. Monday, March 28, 2011 1:49 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thank you! Ok out. All of my precious work is located on there, including my major college assignments due next week and while I did do backups every several days, one of the assignments was

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 12:38 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have tried all the solutions on this page and no luck. Even then when i started the windows recovery i received an error saying that the windows recovery program could not be started. Ask a new question Read More Drivers Windows 7 Hard Drives Related Resources Hard drive not detected during Windows 7 install solved Hard Drive not detected on WIndows 7 installation solved anyway if windows sees the drive but cannot open it make sure you have a drive letter assigned to it.

Can you tell with the above information if the data is there and is not lost. I hope this was helpfull Saturday, May 21, 2011 3:03 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote It worked for me too :). If that fails, you will need to try to reload the USB drivers for the operating system by inserting your Vista install CD, rebooting, and attempting a Repair/Restore.  This can be Disconnect the device from the computer (unplug the USB cable).

The laptop (Windows XP) detects the hard drive and it even shows up in the Device Driver under Disk drives as "ST9190AG USB Device". format to ntfs :) Saturday, July 30, 2011 3:32 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I don't know if my issue is similar to someone, here. Expand "Universal Serial Bus controllers". so i tried by installing drivers, tried with 32bit version, 64bit version as i read the solution tried to disable HPET in bios but i didnt find in bios.

However, some new problems during the install popped up. When I insert it, the green light on the HD is on but I can hear no sound, the sound I usually hear when I insert the...