Question about Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Regarding External Hard drive

I am trying to attach external portable hard disk of 250 GB to my Athlon AMD PC. It shows the Hard disk in my compiter but when i try to copy any file from external disk it shows error related to BIOS upgrade i guess. Kindly let me know if any solution.

Posted by on

  • hstory Dec 10, 2007

    I have tried to attach a 750GB external USB drive and have been unsuccessful. The drive won't stay connected, the drive cycles from being attached and then drops out. I can attach my 160GB usb drive. I would appreciate any suggestions.

×

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

If the drive is firewire you may need a driver from the manufacturer, check their website.

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

Ad
  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 231 Answers

Hi, at bootup go into the bios settings and make sure you have enabled the drive, some bios settings need to have any drive over 160Gb enabled. Do an auto detect and see how that works. Regards mistyman

Posted on Aug 28, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Doesnt want to be read by the computer it lights up and instals drivers doesnt show up in my computer


Your external hard drive likely has no partitions so Windows has no drive to mount. Follow these steps to create and format a partition for your external hard drive.

1. Press Win+R to open the Run command.
2. Type "Control" into the dialog box.
3. Double-click Administrative Tools.
4. Double-click Computer Management.
5. Select Disk Management under Storage.
6. Find the 250 GB External Hard drive in the right pane.
7. Right click on the drive and select "Create new partition".
8. After the partition is created you will need to format the partition.
9. Format the partition as NTFS unless you plan on booting off the hard drive, in which case format the partition as FAT32. You can also create multiple partitions if you want.
10. Enter My Computer and you will now see your external hdd.

Good luck and thanks for using FixYa.

Dec 29, 2010 | Hitachi SimpleDrive Mini 250GB USB 20...

1 Answer

My toshiba 250gb external hard drive doesnt show in my computer (xp) but it is in device manager?


Click Start
Right-mouse click My Computer
Click Manage
Expand the Storage branch
Click Disk Management
Click Disk Management (local)
Click to create a partition on the drive, and to assign a drive-letter.

Oct 27, 2010 | Toshiba 250GB TOSHIBA USB 2.0 PORTABLE...

1 Answer

All of a sudden, my external hard disk gone blank, all my data in the external disappeared ,..... any solution plsssss


try this administrive tools computer management removable storage you might find something there good luck

Aug 20, 2010 | Western Digital WD Passport 250GB Portable...

1 Answer

230 gb drive with 100gb used and only 70gb of free space showing


please check if the files are hidden. just go to the explorer -> tools -> folder option -> view tab -> then on the Advance Settings click the Show Hidden Files and Folders. then try to navigate your external hard drive.

Jul 02, 2010 | Western Digital WD Passport 250GB Portable...

2 Answers

Can i make my portable hard drive an external hard drive?


It is already. Just connect it to a USB port and it should pop up as a new drive.

Jun 02, 2010 | Buffalo Technology 250GB MINISTATION TURBO...

1 Answer

How to I reallocate my 500 gb external hard drive so I have more space for my laptop - I have 250+GB space avilable for my destop but I am getting "disk full" for the laptop.


you should be able to connect the external hard drive to your laptop and the drive should show up under my computer. Then just drag and drop or cut and paste any files you want to move to the external hard drive.

hope this helps.

May 21, 2010 | Seagate FreeAgent Go 250 GB USB 2.0 Hard...

1 Answer

PC does not detect Seagate 500GB external hard drive


Try using the device on another PC & see if it works. if it does then you have a issue with your PC. whast the OS you are using? also try another USB port.

May 06, 2010 | Seagate Free Agent Go Small 12 GB USB...

1 Answer

Seagate Portable 250 GB External Hard detected for only 2 secs


u can try some hit and trial...
1 - keep ur USB HD off and switch on the PC then switch on the power on USB HD
2 - try another USB port
3 - try another USB cable connector
4 - check ur Device manager/usb root hub settings/power setting, uncheck the box that says" alow computer to switch off power....in Power Mgt tab

Feb 18, 2010 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

1 Answer

External Hard Drive connected but hidden !!!


Connect it to your computer.
Right click on my computer and select Manage
On the left side click on Disk management.

Now on the right side, look around and see if you spot the external drive there.

What do you see there?

Also look into device manager, then look for anything with ! or ? yellow marks.

May 03, 2009 | Western Digital WD Passport 250GB Portable...

2 Answers

Regarding External Hard drive


Could you tell us the exact error message?

Aug 28, 2007 | AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Dual Core Processor...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

185 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18424 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14162 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...