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Any other ideas? by obsessed / May 19, 2005 11:27 PM PDT In reply to: External hard drive not recognised. i have a feeling its case and i have 2 of them so i am probably going switch them and see if it works. I restarted, but the hard drive still isn't showing up. http://windowsrefund.org/hard-drive/checking-out-a-maxtor-hard-drive.php

After some problem to connect the disk to a desktop (thanks to sate-esata), my disk recovered its full capacity of 250 GO ! http://www.users.on.net/~fzabkar/USB_IDs/UVCView.x86.exe luvkush 2010-02-13 13:24:09 UTC #12 Hi I am able to hear spinning sound .When i use Microsoft's UVCView utility it is giving failed Enumeration and below error    ---===>Device Information<===--- I cloned a Dell 40GB to a brand new WD800…. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Here's the deal. http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/western-digital-external-hdd-not-showing-up-in-my-computer-any-help/

Hard Drive Capacity Restore

should I install a new cable to the mobr also while I got it apart? it didn't work. This has been known to sometimes work. Unfortunately, this process doesn't seem to be reversible, as none of the Samsung tools (ESTool or HUTIL) nor HDat2 were able to switch it back on.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Update on my recent 'fix' by Ruanaidh / October 17, 2006 5:26 PM PDT In reply to: One check did it. At times the drive gets detected and then suddenly it vanishes. the drive spins, but apparently isnt recognized….is it far gone or is there ANY way i can get 2 years worth of vacation and emotionally valuble photos and files off this Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity Thank You.  :-) reply quote 9 months agoGeoffrey N.

reply quote 10 months agoVicky Hello sir I want to know what size of enclosure I should buy I have 350 gb sata hdd and when am measuring it in width Finally, you can click the button above the DEVICE MANAGER window that says SCAN FOR HARDWARE CHANGES, or you can RIGHT CLICK on the very top of the device manager list then i see the popup on my desktop that there are no drivers for this. why not find out more If that does not work then it will be a manual process using terminal beamj:Sorry to be ignorant.

I run your program and within 10 seconds it was 80Gb back…. Hdd Capacity Restore Windows 10 By the way - I used my PCMCI SATA adapter to connect locked HDD to another notebook. jurgen

jurgen on December 12, 2007 1:13 pm Thanks for clearing up the mystery for me. When i try to restore the Raptor's capacity i get an error saying the device is currently in use and that i should try to remove it from the device manager.

Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity

Anything else you have in mind? Hope this works for more of you with the same problem as me. Hard Drive Capacity Restore Are you using a DELL install disk? Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7 Deal. #0907905; Sec.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148764&nm_mc=TEMC-RMA-Approvel&cm_mmc=TEMC-RMA-Approvel-_-Content-_-text-_- It is not showing up in my Bios or Disk management, only my normal 250gb hdd. Check This Out What you suggested worked wonderfully. My previously useless hard drive [mysteriously reporting to windows as 33GB unformatted instead of 160GB 80% full of stuff] has been resuscitated in two clicks by this program. Any chance of a hand please? Why Does My Hard Drive Not Show Full Capacity

Either the USB was too slow or that port must not have been working. where is the other 3gb ????

spike on July 20, 2008 4:10 pm Exxxxxxcellant! When I boot up the computer, it loads Windows from Drive nº2 : and both of the HDDs are detected on "my computer" ( both of the HDDs work perfectly ) Source I have covered that in my article.

Find anything pertaining to your external drive. (For instance, on my PC under DISK DRIVES I have "WD 10EACS External USB Device". 500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space I even tried wiping it but it doesn't work. Clicked install and bang, windows pop up saying i shouldnt install the drive.

If the has absolute critical data on it, you might be able to recover the data using a professional service that specializes in doing that.

Cheers, Mick July 18, 2012 Dave Mike, since his might take a lot of back and forth, please join our forums at http://www.pctechytes.net and ask this question there. I had to reboot. July 4, 2012 ron i have external 1tb wd5000aav external usb. External Hard Drive Only Showing 32gb On your backup tape, CD or DVDs.I'm not kidding.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I am having the same problem...have you sorted out yours?

If I INITIALIZE DISK with Computer Management->Disk Management, but not FORMAT, is there a tool to recover what was on the drive?

KW on July 19, 2008 9:58 am well A lot of times you can get this information from the manufacturer's website. If issues are found during the disk repair, try repairing again.After the Disk Utility operations are complete, restart without holding any keys.If the gray screen issue persists, go to the next http://windowsrefund.org/hard-drive/bios-doesn-t-show-hd-s-properly.php fzabkar 2010-02-24 22:17:39 UTC #20 AIUI clicking is symptomatic of weak read heads or media damage.

If this is the case or if I wasn't clear on a point, just post and I'll try to sort it out. My sister unplugged it today while it was writing, and now it won't recognize properly. I've reformatted more IDE drives than I can remember, and I never knew that capacity reduction is a drive option. I'm using XP version 5.3, so in my case the problem has nothing to do with compatibility issues with Windows 7.

Basically you are just a step or three away from being able to use the programs properly again. Do you have a Windows XP disk? plz be as analytical as you can because i am totally new to this one thanx for your help

Billy on October 10, 2007 10:51 pm Ed: It seems that Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - This worked for me too.

November 30, 2012 James Well, anyway i figuered one of my problems. External Hard Drive Is Shown as Unknown Device in Disk Management Sometimes, when you connect your external hard drive to computer, it is not shown as an external device in "My even is not showing.. by R.

next page → Home Categories FAQ/Guidelines Terms of Service Privacy Policy Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled Support Downloads Knowledge Base German Spanish Italian French Skip to main content By the way I can use this drive as external drive and it spins as well. Atola Insight Forensic - All-in-one forensic data recovery tool. Thing is that my OS is on this drive, and using your tool it says I must disconnect this from computer.

Thank you kmm4465Jun 17, 2015, 7:52 PM I am having the same problem. and at the end I just took the HD out of the case... Both hard drives are Western Digitals.

Johnny on November 25, 2007 4:27 am I also forgot to ask. I think reinstalling the driver may work??

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