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I have an Elements 250G working fine until my computor started to wear out, and wouldn't show that my hard drive was there, I now have another computor, plugged in Hard drive, and the computor says it's there but shows no icon in the My Computor list where is it, and where is the stuff I have on it? Please can you help Bob

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  • bobansue Jul 19, 2009

    I am not very comp literate but I will give it a go thanks a lot
    Bob

  • Steve Brown
    Steve Brown May 11, 2010

    Hey Bob, You should install the drivers again for the usb device.

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If the disk is recognized, you can go to the Disk Management console (right-click My Computer and select Manage in the popup menu). There the disk should be listed, and you can check if it is partitioned and formatted.

Also check the drive letter assignment for the disk, if there is a conflict with some other device one of both will not show. You can simply change the drive letter.

More tips on this: http://www.devicedriverfinder.com/blog/device-errors/external-hard-drive-troubleshooting

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