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WD Elements external hard drive not recognized/can't be found

Western Digital Elements portable external hard drive not recognized by Windows Vista Home Premium on an e-Machine desktop computer. My daughter's similar computer does recognize it, but mine doesn't. When automatic backup tries to run, it cannot locate drive K, although the hard drive is properly connected and plugged in. I have made sure the correct, up-to-date drivers are already installed. What do I do next?

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Ur vista version has a problem with usb portable devices so either u have to upgrade ur vista to the latest on or install windows 7 or down grade ur laptop and install windows xp

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