1. Joined : Sep 2015
    South Wales UK
    Posts : 166
    Windows 10 Home 64bit
       3 Weeks Ago #1

    External HDD not showing up

    Good day to all
    Having some issues with connecting my external HDD to my desktop .Upon connecting to the usb port nothing happens in the file explorer don't show up But looking in the device manager it shows up there and also shows an icon in the task bar next to the clock as connected.
    If I connect a pendrive it works okay.
    Have looked at the auto play setup and all settings there are okay.Have tried the hdd in the front and back usb with no luck cant gain access to the contents of the drive.
    Went to connect the drive to another pc and it showed up okay, So the problem must be with the pc.
    Does anyone have any thoughts on this Please.
    Thanks very much.
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,887
    Windows 10 Pro
       3 Weeks Ago #2

    Is a drive letter assigned to it in disk management?

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  3. Joined : Sep 2015
    South Wales UK
    Posts : 166
    Windows 10 Home 64bit
       3 Weeks Ago #3

    Thanks for reply.No Letter
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,887
    Windows 10 Pro
       3 Weeks Ago #4

    Right click on the 931.51 GB partition block and select Change Drive Letter and Paths.....
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  5. Joined : Sep 2015
    South Wales UK
    Posts : 166
    Windows 10 Home 64bit
       3 Weeks Ago #5

    Brilliant news.
    Thank You very much. How did that happen as I have used it before on this pc?

    Thanks Very much appreciated Happy new year to you.
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