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My laptop HP zd8000 doesn't recognize Seagate external hard drive

My laptop was able to detect the 300GB Seagate external hard drive 2 weeks ago. I connected is again through USB 2.0 today but couldn't see the hard drive. My laptop recognizes other devices connected to USB. On the other hand, my desktop recognize the external hard drive. Please teach me how to solve the problem. Thank you. Tony

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  • tonytp2 Feb 10, 2009

    My operating system is XP Pro. Thx

  • tonytp2 Feb 10, 2009

    I tried all 4 USB ports but still couldn't see the external hard drive.

  • tonytp2 Feb 10, 2009

    If it's a virus problem, how could my desktop recognize the hard drive?



    Thanks

  • tonytp2 Feb 21, 2009

    I figured out after awhile. Due to net working, I mapped most drives including E: drive which is reserved for external hard-drive, flash drives...



    Unmap your E: or F: and open these drive when connecting external hard-drive.



    Tony

  • Doorguy27
    Doorguy27 May 11, 2010

    What operating system are you using? Have you tried using a different usb port?

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Hi..the reason for your problem is your extenal
hard drive has been affected by viruses.The best
solution to this problem is scanning your hard drive.
once you scan it u will be free of viruses and your
laptop will be able to recognise your hard drive.
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  • Hariharanath V Feb 10, 2009

    hi..At some case it will not be able to detect.

    This is due to the virus problem.

    check it out..

    thanks..

  • Hariharanath V Feb 10, 2009

    Try this out.It will solve the problem.

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