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External hard disk installation

Hi
i have a HP laptop using windows vista
i am trying to connect a external hard disk (manufacturer : Advance or Adiance ?)
when i connect the USB cable, nothing appears in the hard drives list nor pops up
i cannot either find the hard disk when i do "install new device"

can anybody help me ?

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  • lololepolak Jan 19, 2008

    tks but i've checked in device manager and USB ports work



    impossible to check hard drive as i cannot open it.,let me know if i cannot do it in another way



    when i try "add a non plug and play", ,windows don't find the hard disk ...



    any idea



    cheers for your answer

  • Anonymous May 18, 2008

    same problem



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Try another USB cable, or another USB port.

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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Plz check your usb port if other device read ...........then your external hard disk so error. or if ex hard ok...you install windows vista .

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

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HI,


does your hard disk require also a USB power cord? maybe it was not included in the original package but you need it.

Riccardo

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

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