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Hard drive not being recognized

Hello! I need help. I have an HP pavilion laptop with windows xp os and it is not recognizing the external hardrive. Ive been in device manager and dont get all the parition and allocation business. I have tried it in three different ports. lights are on the device. My new P.C. recognized it immediately.

It worked on my newer computer, then worked on Windows XP for a while. 2nd time a little later, same problem "USB device not recognized"!1

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  • ramroot Mar 19, 2008

    Thanks, device manager just says device not recognized, and when I update driver, it says it's current.

  • kedar1jgd433 Dec 19, 2008

    My hard disk is not recognized and i have important data on that without backup please help me out.

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Dear ramroot


enter device manager by type devmgmt.msc, select universal serial bus (USB), you can see what problem at USB, right click to conflict port delete the port who's conflict.
restart your computer.


trying to connect your ext. Harddisk again



oke



cropp

Posted on Mar 18, 2008

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