External hard disk is been recognised by pc but not showing

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Hello, sir/madam my external hard disk is been recognised by devices and external storages and even icon shows up in the task bar but if i open in my computer its not showing up i have windows 8 genuine version so please help me to get rid of this problem



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Hi Gurupad,

Could you confirm that the drive is visible in Disk Management? Does it have a drive letter and a file format? If it does not have a drive letter, try to assign one, clicking the drive with the right mouse button.
Have you used the drive on another computer, using another OS? Do you have valuable data on the drive?

Hope this helps