Windows 10: samsung external hdd drive HM251JI not detected

  1. Posts : 2
    windows 10 & 8.1
       18 Mar 2017 #1

    samsung external hdd drive HM251JI not detected

    hello, i have a samsung external 2.5" hdd drive HM251JI worked fine in Vistas, will not work on my new laptop which had windows 8.1 and now windows 10. I plug it into the usb the drive starts up and the blue led is on but it is not detected on my laptop, not in device manger so i cannot even try to update the driver. any help welcome thanks
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    18 Mar 2017 #2

    Welcome to the forum does it show in disk manager?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3. Posts : 2
    windows 10 & 8.1
    Thread Starter
       18 Mar 2017 #3

    thank you, nice to be here, no does not show anyway
      My ComputerSystem Spec


Related Threads
External HDD not detected in Drivers and Hardware
As I got the new Lenovo ideapad Miix 310, I tried to connect my 2.5inch Samsung M3 Portable to it, because I have some installation stuff on it. And while the HDD gets powered up and (usually) listed in Device Manager, it does not show in My...
Currently have an internal HDD running windows 10. Before it was on Win 7 but the I took it off and made it as an external drive because all of a sudden all files (C drive files were deleted by themselves or gone). So I was thinking maybe I...
I have a Dell XPS 13 (2016) with a Dell USB-C adapter. It will not detect my NEC LCD external monitor. I have tried a Dell USB-C adapter and a D-SUB cable to the monitor. I have also tried a Monoprice USB-C adapter with a Monoprice HDMI cable. ...
Samsung External Hard Drive in Drivers and Hardware
Hi Mates! I'm trying to change the name of my External Hard Drive as it appears as Local Disk G on my laptop. However, upon trying multiple times it keeps on coming back as Local Disk G. Please help. Thanks and have a nice day!!!
Hi, I have a Lenovo laptop Yoga 2 11. I was running windows 8 with an external HDMI monitor in the office. When I upgraded to Windows 10, I plug and unplug the external monitor and it is not detected by the operating system, only one display is...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 16:44.
Find Us