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My Lenovo laptop won't recognize my seagate desktop 2TB external hard drive. Got any ideas? The laptop will recognize the seagate 500mb drive I have but not the 2TB one.

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  • oreo9935 Apr 05, 2011

    OK, I moved to the second usb port and it worked just fine. I guess it was the port I was using.

  • robert roberts Jun 03, 2014

    this might be able to help youhttp://www.crucial.com/usa/en/?model=Len...

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I think its because its usb 3 usb 2 how old is your ibm laptop if its really old they only have usb 1

Posted on Mar 28, 2011

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  • oreo9935 Mar 28, 2011

    I have a Lenovo G450, about 1 1/2 yrs. old with Windows 7.

  • robert roberts Mar 29, 2011

    have you tryed the 2TB on another machine

  • Frank Nitti
    Frank Nitti Nov 23, 2013

    It's A Desktop Computer

  • Frank Nitti
    Frank Nitti Nov 23, 2013

    yes, Still Noyhing

  • Frank Nitti
    Frank Nitti Nov 23, 2013

    nothing

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