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Hard disk spins and light on but does not show up on computer

I tryed puting hard disk ( Seagate Momentus 5400.2 60 GB ) from last computer windows xp into Sumvision 2.5'' EnclosureWXT-E 844. When usb plugged into HP PAVILLION 6000 with windows vista, red light comes on enclosure & disk spins but drive does show up in ''Computer'' .

Any help welcome,.

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  • malcolm_gran Feb 07, 2009

    The computer recognises a usb connection as it gives the option to safely remove USB mass storage device but can not see any sign in "computer" where other disk drives shown.

  • malcolm_gran Feb 07, 2009

    The option to Safely remove USB mass storage device comes avaiable but does not show up in "computer" with other disk drives. I want to keep data so do not want to try format.

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    The power connection on the mother board solder broke and old laptop will not charge up.

  • malcolm_gran Feb 20, 2009

    The power connection on the mother board solder broke and old laptop will not charge up.

  • Brian May 11, 2010

    does the system recognize a new device was plugged in?

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Is it a bad HDD? May need to format

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  • Trevor Gordon Feb 08, 2009

    why are you trying to put it in an enclosure? was the drive not working right in the original computer? try connecting it to the new PC internally as an internal slave drive.

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