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External Hard Drive (Western Digital) Cannot mount in

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by tonyo09, Aug 28, 2007.

  1. tonyo09

    tonyo09 Guest

    Good Day!
    Im having problems with my external hard drive. Whenever i connect it to my PC or Laptop, it will be recognized by both, but will not mount in "My Computer". I cant find a way in accesing my files. I checked in the device manager, and its there.

    Anyone have some suggestions?

  2. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

    Oct 15, 2004
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    i presume it was already partitioned & formated.
  3. tonyo09

    tonyo09 Guest

    yep, i just forgot if its in FAT or NTFS.. it was working fine before. Then this happened.. I cant access the drive
  4. Mr_Del

    Mr_Del Regular member

    Feb 3, 2005
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    Have you looked at it in disk management? you may need to do it there. (Right click 'my computer' Click manage click disk management. See if the drive is listed there. If it is but has no drive letter then right click it and chose 'Change drive letter and path..' The rest will make sense to you.


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