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La Cie porsche drive not showing up on my computer

I got a new hard drive for my old Sony computer. The LaCie drive worked fine, then when I started plugging it in it wouldn't show up in My computer. (With the old hard drive I occasionally had that problem but I think it was a USB thing.) When I go to Device managers, it shows up under USB as generic, location 0, but I can go to disk manager in My computer and find it there. I keep trying to assign it a letter but they never stick. Help!

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  • gina mars Mar 08, 2007

    Oh, yeah, and on hardware it says it's installing a device and can only do one at a time. But it's been saying that for days now, since it stopped mounting. I've done the right click My Computer thing, too; only place it shows up is in Disk Manager.

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Is the drive set on slave or master or cable select if this is the case then chane jumper setting toi master if booting with it on secondary ide but if on first ide then slave and if you have got files on these drives move them off then goto disk manager and delet partition then create new partion and sormat drive then set active in manager properties now reboot machine then open my computer to find the new drive hey presto working hdd

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