External hard drive not detected by windows

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Karma - Apr 28, 2011 at 07:16 AM
bionik
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- Apr 28, 2011 at 03:07 PM
my external disk suddenly stopped working this morning. It is bieng detected and device is installed [as prompted by win7 UI] but when i open My computer there is no external HD :(
even the HD is booting as i can hear the regular sound and light is also on!
its a SATA 500Gb . Please Help !
S.O.S

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bionik
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Apr 28, 2011 at 03:07 PM
Hello,

Follow these instructions:

1-Go to start

2-Right click on my computer

3-Click on manage then click on storage

4-Then click on disk management

5-Right click on your device and select add letters and path,window will pop up then click on Add then select an alphabet different of C and click on Ok.

Good Luck!
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