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I can´t see the portable hard drive unit in my pc

I speak a little english. my problem is that i can´t see the portable hard drive unit in my pc. what can i do for resolving this problem ?

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  • Robb0 Dec 24, 2008

    i have the same problem. the drive worked yesterday, today all i get is a blinking light, and the drive is not being recognized...

  • RKVENTERPRIS Apr 26, 2009

    I connected the drive to 3 different computers - and all 3 do not show the drive when I go to MY COMPUTER. I have windows vista on 1 computer and windows XP and 2000 on the others.

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Go to control panel with hard drive connected. Find device manager. Click on device manager after it opens find disk drives .Click on disk drives is your hard drive there. yes open it up and uninstall driver. then restart your computer. If its not there and your light is blinking you might need a y cable. your hard drive needs at least 650ma and its probably getting about 500 if this doensnt work call 646 537 3411 m-f 8-9 est

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I don't know too much but I may be able to help. I started by closing all applications and then plugged the USB into the port. A few moments later a window opened and when I right clicked it allowed me to make a shortcut to the desktop. The Verbatim icon is now on the desktop and I can click it and it opens. I have Windows Vista and can also open the "computer" option and the hard drive is there - mine shows as drive "f". I hope this helps. I am a good user of the computer but a novice at installing, un-installing, etc.

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