Disk not detecting

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Phani Kumar Posts 1 Registration date Tuesday September 10, 2013 Status Member Last seen September 10, 2013 - Sep 10, 2013 at 06:29 AM
xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Sep 10, 2013 at 03:11 PM
Hi,

when i connect a external hard disk to my windows 7 pc it is detecting but not showing in my computers. when i go go to disk management it shows the disk as unallocated space.
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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,831
Sep 10, 2013 at 01:42 PM
The hard drive is probably broken.

You should test the drive on another computer,

Good Luck
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carminabigue Posts 620 Registration date Tuesday March 19, 2013 Status Member Last seen June 10, 2015 125
Sep 10, 2013 at 02:32 PM
go to the BIOS setup, & change the disk controller setting from AHCI to IDE. might worth the try.
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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,831
Sep 10, 2013 at 03:11 PM
Since it's a EXTERNAL (aka USB) drive the AHCI to IDE trick is not going to have any effect.
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