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Seagate 80 GB laptop hard drive not appearing in My Computer

I have recently purchased a Seagate 80 GB Laptop external drive in a 2.5" USB casing. This is recognised by my Lenovo laptop with VISTA HOME and working perfectly. But when I am trying it in my desktop (WIN 98 SE) the computer hangs even after loading the required drivers. It is also not appearing in another laptop with WIN XP Prof SP II. What should I do to overcome this problem?

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  • SDGG Oct 30, 2007

    My main computer i.e. the desktop runs WIN 98 only. I feel that the disk is formatted as NTFS in the VISTA m/c. It is showing in disk management tool of the Laptop with WIN XP as "Protected Volume" and not appearing in the My Computer of the XP Laptop with FAT32 file system. Should I format the drive in the VISTA Laptop as FAT32? Will that solve my problem?



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I suggest u to re instal u r

remember- dont keep 2 operating system on u r hardisk man

dont forget to tell me u r problem solved or not
best regards & best of luck..

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